The Spirit of Things
Spiritual Classics: Spiritual Exercises
The Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius Loyola, the founder of the Jesuits, and the poetry of the 19th Century Anglican turned Jesuit priest, Gerard Manley Hopkins.
What was Jesus?
What Was Jesus?
The Philosopher, the Nazi and the Psychiatrist
The Philosopher, the Nazi and the Psychiatrist.
Belief in God and Evolution
God and Evolution.
The Prado's Italian Religious Art
The Prado's Italian Religious Art.
Young Single and Buddhist: Bodhi Language
Young Single and Buddhist: Bodhi Language.
Young Single and Jewish: A 'Mixed' Blessing
Young Single and Jewish: A 'Mixed' Blessing.
YOUNG SINGLE AND HINDU: The Colours of Love
YOUNG SINGLE AND HINDU: The Colours of Love.
MIND THE EARTH
MIND THE EARTH.
Anzac Day: The Clergyman and the Lieutenant
Anzac Day: The Clergyman and the Lieutenant.
What Did Jesus Say?
What Did Jesus Say ?
The Spirit of Things - 2014-04-13
Moses: Reluctant Superhero.
Noah: the Film, the Man, the Flood
The new blockbuster film Noah is making a splash, but Jason Di Rosso (RN's Final Cut) is nostalgic for old fashioned depictions of God. He might have saved the world once, but Noah could save the world again from inter-religious strife again, says...
William Blake's Erotic Spirituality
Artist, poet and spiritual rebel, William Blake (1757-1827) was also a sexual rebel. In fact his religious influences included Moravians, Swedenborgians, Kabbalists and dabblers in Tantric sex, all of which influenced his spiritual erotic vision....
Child Sexual Abuse in the Church
Well before the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, Walkley Gold Award winning journalist Joanne McCarthy, clinical psychologist Sue Bartho, Catholic Bishop Geoffrey Robinson and Barrister Garth Blake worked hard to...
What makes us moral? Feelings, beliefs or reasoned argument? Is it easier to be moral in your tribe than to those outside it? Joshua Greene, psychologist and Director of the Moral Cognition Lab, Harvard University, proposes a 'metamorality' to...
"Secular Buddhist" Stephen Batchelor proposes a Buddhist method of experiencing the everyday sublime, which is not just about about happiness and beauty but the embracing of suffering.
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