Tag Archives: spirituality
By on-the-issues-magazine | Published: February 8, 2012
TweetBy Rev. Debra W. Haffner, cross-posted at On The Issues Magazine I have been an advocate for safe and legal abortion for more than 35 years. The Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade during my first year of college, and I remember thinking, “thank goodness, this fight is over.” By now, we surely know that [...]
By Reverend Billy Talen | Published: July 28, 2011
Exorcism: the act of driving out a dark spirit that has possessed a person or a place, by commanding it to leave in the name of a more powerful power, in our case the life of the Earth - this is one of the oldest of our human rituals. However, exorcisms are also embedded in the arts of our culture like little noticed but powerful micro-climates.
By bbrutlag | Published: July 20, 2011
TweetI consider my self a supporter of Feminism and a self identified feminist. I also identify with the principles of Zen Buddhism (living in the moment, the practice of letting go, etc.) In doing research on the history of Buddhism I found that, like other major religions, Buddhism is patriarchal in structure. What troubled me, and prompted this [...]