SBNR Daily 11-29-10: D’oh!


SBNRs Practice “Sane Spirituality”, The Hitchens/Blair Debate, Students Convert…

SBNR Daily 11-29-10: D’oh!


Spiritual growth gives you the tools to make your everyday life work and bring increasingly higher levels of order, harmony, clarity, and love into every area of your life.

From: Spiritual Growth: Being Your Higher Self
By Sanaya Roman


1. A God-sized Puzzle: I’m SBNR…Kind Of
“I use SBNR as a short hand to sum up my on-going fluid spiritual journey which is nigh impossible to pin down in a specific set of beliefs…It’s not about dogma, rituals, or communal identity, it’s about discovering oneself.”

2. Philip Goldberg: Making Space For Sane Spirituality
“This diverse, unorganized mish-mash of open-minded seekers tends to approach spirituality in a reasonable, rational and pragmatic manner. A large percentage of them are in the fastest-growing religious category in America: spiritual but not religious (SBNR).”

3. Michael Krasny: In Praise Of Agnosticism
In his book “Spiritual Envy: An Agnostic’s Quest,” Michael Krasny discusses the explosive issue of religion in a temperate and thoughtful voice. An agnostic who envies those of faith, Krasny has been unable to answer the God question for himself because he harbors so many unresolved questions.


1. The Los Angeles Examiner:
Atheist Christopher Hitchens Debates Ex-UK PM Tony Blair On Religion

Christopher Hitchens debates Tony Blair Nov. 27, 2010 on the motion “Be it resolved that religion is a force for good in the modern world?”

2. The New York Times: Hindu Group Stirs A Debate Over Yoga’s Soul
“…a group of Indian-Americans has ignited a surprisingly fierce debate in the gentle world of yoga by mounting a campaign to acquaint Westerners with the faith that it says underlies every single yoga style followed in gyms, ashrams and spas: Hinduism.”

3. The Tufts Daily:
Questioning Your faith: Students Consider Religious Conversion On The Hill

“Roughly half of American adults have switched religious affiliation at least once in their lives, according to a 2009 study by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life…the study found that most adults that did leave their childhood faith did so early — before the age of 24.”


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