Religion and Science

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Blog , In Search Of , Insights , Opinion

Recently arriving in Bangalore India for a six-month stay, I’ve enjoyed the daily reading of The Speaking Tree column; prompting me to return to my own thoughts on religion and being.  Coming from a mixed-religion household, my mother was a Protestant, (of English, Scottish, and Cherokee heritage), and my father was a Jew (of an Irish Catholic father, and a Russian Jewish mother), I’m not quite sure if that makes me — religiously speaking — more confused, or less.   The Swami Kryanada previously (Aug 31) talked about science and religion: […]

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Spiritual Journey: Why don’t you believe in God?

Are you on a spiritual journey? Devote Christians always ask me “Why don’t you believe in God?” Then I ask them to “Define God.” Afterward, I assure them that I do, in fact, believe in God. But, that I interpret God differently than they do.

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Demanding Retribution

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Opinion , Thoughts From News

It seems that the religion of brotherly love simply can’t help themselves from yet again letting their actions contradict their preaching. While the Afghan Muslims that stormed the United Nations compound are clearly  not firing on all jets, the pastor Terry Jones isn’t either. Why would he (Terry) incite anger from the entire Muslim world [for the actions of a few] with his mock trial?   What was the point?

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