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A comment on “Seeing beyond Identities”

published 1582 days ago in Blog

…Identities” I am using the term “identity” in a somewhat different sense. If I say … “convinced Friend” is not an “identity.” We are so accustomed to the language … habit is to take this as affirming an “identity” between an individual human being and all … that to assert “gay man” as an “identity” would be to reduce all the vast, complex, … system.” I am trying to affirm “identity” as a matter of belonging, not as a matter …


Was America founded as a Christian nation? Book and youtube video…..

published 3140 days ago in Blog

…a template for the careful questioning of the identity of all people in all human communities. The … subject addressed through this book is human identity. How do we deal with this universal struggle to … residence to address this issue? How human identity is defined and embraced has great consequences. … are but current community products of tortured identity searches, for which the conventional identifying … This book addresses part of the identity issue for the humans residing in the geographical …


Emblems of Religious Identity: from Ashes to T-shirts

published 3265 days ago in Blog

…before I made a fool out of myself. Emblems of identity are curious to my plain Quaker background. Aren’t … day was holy and they did not wear symbols of identity because of their fierce testament to equality and … them makes me think about how that part of their identity affects my interaction with them. Military … and orthodox garb are all examples of emblems of identity that make me think twice about approaching. Yet, …



Seeing beyond Identities

published 1597 days ago in Blog

…such unity? Religion is always bound up with identity. More specifically, it is bound up with … collective identity: that is, with belonging. 2 This in itself would … is frequently the result of believing that “identity” is something real, rather than (at best) a … “religion.” When we cling to “identity”—worse, when we imagine that identity … ourselves into ideological stances over “identity politics”—then we deny each other the …


“A Gathered People,” by Craig Barnett

published 1711 days ago in Blog

…fulfill deep human needs for connection, status, identity, transcendence and security through the purchase … to be contributing to the resurgence of religious identity across the world, what John Michael Greer calls …


Elections, emotions & open space

published 1187 days ago in Blog

…ideology: Trump showed me that white identity politics was the dominant force driving the … grass roots viewed questions of national identity with far more priority than questions of economic … over into its tribalism, and tribalism—aka “identity politics“—is what is destroying us today across …




A typology of universalisms

published 2436 days ago in Blog

…spiritual essence that serves as their true identity and that differs from the Christian soul in that … energy-essence) as his or her most genuine inner identity or self…. This essential identity is one’s …