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Archive for February, 2009

Feb
2009
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Spiritual Surf: Founding Faith, India's Top 10 Gurus, Giant Dr. Phil Gets Axe, and More

Spiritual Surf: Founding Faith, India’s Top 10 Gurus, Giant Dr. Phil Gets Axe, and More

Beliefnet Founder’s Founding Faith Talking about his new book, Founding Faith: How Our Founding Fathers Forged a Radical New Approach to Religious Liberty, on National Public Radio last week, Beliefnet co-founder, Steve Waldman, debunks the twin myths that the Founding Fathers were either a pack of howling evangelicals or a group of proto-new...
Feb
2009
19
A tale of two Hollywood stars: David and The Pentagram

A tale of two Hollywood stars: David and The Pentagram

The Reader’s Oscar night has one man asking, will the Pentagram ever get the same respect as The Star of David OPINION PIECE: DANNY KENNY — The five Oscar nominations and Kate Winslet’s Best Actress win for “The Reader” give a twist to the old cliche, “if a picture paints a thousand words.” “The...
Feb
2009
17
How to forgive the past, and learn to love again

How to forgive the past, and learn to love again

“Young widow” was a label that I found repulsive. Beyond the label a new love happened GUEST COLUMN: SUE FREEMAN — When I lost my first husband in 2006, I wondered what changes would come next. Instantly, I was a single parent raising a three-year-old girl. I had mountains of my husband’s paperwork to contend ...
Feb
2009
10
Why the 'love business' is recession-proof

Why the ‘love business’ is recession-proof

Cupid’s Coach.com founder Julie Ferman answers questions from Soul’s Code about the boom in the love business, and “What is an aura mixer”? SOUL’S CODE — According to varied forms of spiritual practice and to the discipline of parapsychology, all of us are surrounded by an “aura” — a field of faint and glowing...
Feb
2009
9
Spiritual Surf: Obama fatigue, 'General' Chopra, Dr. Phil's ratings, and More

Spiritual Surf: Obama fatigue, ‘General’ Chopra, Dr. Phil’s ratings, and More

Betting against Obama fatigue By now it’s clear that former President Elect Barack Obama‘s image can sell just about anything, from puppy sweaters to phony commemorative coins. But he can also sell your cause — any cause — as discovered by Care2.com. On its “Yes You Can Challenge” petitions page — where you can create...
Feb
2009
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Did Early Christianity

Did Early Christianity “Pass The Buck”?

The Early Church used ‘miracles’ as a marketing theme as much as the producers of ABC’s Lost do today. But by emphasizing Jesus’ Miracles more than His Teachings, it postponed the Kingdom FR. DAVID RICKEY: In the Bible, Jesus performed more miracles than filled the first four seasons of the ABC series, Lost, and it ...
Feb
2009
2
Religion and Hope: A New Year's confidential from David Richo

Religion and Hope: A New Year’s confidential from David Richo

Seeing 2009 as more “doom and gloom” is a collective projection. A new solar year is something sacred that can nurture you. DAVID RICHO, author of When the Past Is Present: Healing the Emotional Wounds that Sabotage our Relationships Annual planting among ancient peoples began with prayer that recalled how the gods performed this same ...
Feb
2009
2
The oldest meditation chamber in the west

The oldest meditation chamber in the west

Why Rome’s 2,000-year-old pagan temple, The Pantheon, is one of the most magical and mystical spaces on earth BY PAUL KAIHLA — The Pantheon has been nearly all things for all people: for the ancient Romans, a cornucopia of shrines; for Catholics, a church for a legion of saints; for modern Romans, a common sight ...