Entries tagged with “Christianity”

The Questions of Easter: Rabbi Rami Reflects

What can we learn from the story of the empty tomb?

The Real War on Christianity

America is an ideal that can never be completely fulfilled. That’s not something to be disparaged but celebrated: we are always looking to live our values in more and more expansiv…

The Second Coming

What if Jesus Is Buried in the Galilee?

The Subversive Wisdom of Jesus and Buddha

We were talking about the spiritual benefits of doubt, and about a Buddhist teacher I once studied with who stressed the importance of keeping a “Don’t Know” mind. Buddhist me…

Transcript: Our full interview with Bishop Michael Curry, presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church

In this podcast transcript, host Rabbi Rami speaks with Bishop Michael Curry about how the church is being called back to its deeper roots in the teachings of Jesus.

Two Great Minds, Two Spiritual Conversions

Don Lattin writers about Gerald Heard’s impact on Aldous Huxley in Distilled Spirits—Getting High, then Sober, with a Famous Writer, a Forgotten Philosopher, and a Hopeless Drunk. To learn more, go to www.donlattin.com.

What Makes an Ordinary Place a Sacred Space?

With one in five Americans now unaffiliated with organized religion, a new generation is on a journey to create—or discover—the next great sacred space.

What’s the Difference Between Jesus and Christ?

You’re a hypocrite. You don’t believe in heaven or hell, and yet you let people who do get away with it. Why not just tell them they’re wrong?If you want to dialogue deeply with pe…

When Religion Becomes Lethal

When Religion Becomes Lethal: The Explosive Mix of Politics and Religion in Judaism, Christianity, and IslamBy Charles KimballToday, when even a small number of religious zealots c…

Why I'm Not A [Blank]

A couple of weeks ago during a Q&A session after a talk I gave I was asked, “Why aren’t you a Christian?” I was intrigued by the question and its corollaries: Why I’m not a Muslim,…