On personal spiritualism and liberal religiosity

A little while back a friend asked me if I thought that recent violent acts by religious fundamentalists have stained the benefits of interiorized spirituality. Since this is a good question and one at the heart of much of my thinking on religion and “spirituality” (I’ll explain the shutter quotes later), I figured I’d make … Continue reading

Blogger “Daylight Atheism” calls the Catholic Church an immoral organization

And I’ve got to say, he puts forth a pretty comprehensive argument for it. While he acknowledges that they have certainly done charitable and humanitarian work, he points out that these efforts must be balanced against all of the suffering that it has caused as a consequence of it prioritizing unsubstantiated religious dogma over reason … Continue reading

Gay Jesus play has Anglican Bishop’s panties in a ruffle

The Sydney Morning Herald reports that a play, Corpus Christi, depicting Jesus as a gay man who is seduced by Judas and performs a gay marriage for two apostles has been condemned by religious leaders as the play sets to open in Sydney, Australia.