Tuesday, March 29, 2011


U.N.’s Religious Freedom Resolution, Arizona Senate Lets University Groups Deny Admission to Some Students, Vatican Launches Public Dialogue with Atheists…

Celebrate community! ~The SBNR Team

Today’s Teaching:


“We can free ourselves from the automatic, habitual thoughts and emotions that so often bind us into familiar psychological prisons. The good news is that liberation is possible. Our first major challenge is facing the trap of self-imprisonment, for the path of true freedom begins with insight into our routines of self-deception.”

From: Natural Wakefulness: Discovering the Wisdom We Were Born With
By Gaylon Ferguson

Spirituality News & Posts:

1. Bart D. Ehrman: Who Wrote The Bible and Why It Matters
“Apart from the most rabid fundamentalists among us, nearly everyone admits that the Bible might contain errors — a faulty creation story here, a historical mistake there, a contradiction or two in some other place. But is it possible that the problem is worse than that — that the Bible actually contains lies?”

2. The Huffington Post/RNS: Clinton Applauds U.N.’s Religious Freedom Resolution
“U.S. officials praised a United Nations council for a new statement on religious freedom that sidestepped a divisive debate sponsored by Islamic countries over the “defamation of religions.”The U.N. Human Rights Council on Thursday approved a resolution voicing concern on “emerging obstacles” to religious freedom and growing “religious intolerance, discrimination and violence.”

3. Easy Valley Tribune:
Senate Votes to Let University Groups Deny Admission to Some Students

“State senators voted Wednesday to let student clubs at universities and community colleges refuse to admit members who do not share their beliefs and still get official recognition and funding.”

4. Reuters: Vatican Launches Public Dialogue with Atheists in Paris
“The Vatican has launched a series of public dialogues with non-believers, choosing leading intellectual institutions in Paris to present its belief that modern societies must speak more openly about God.”


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