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REVIEW: Why Religion Matters by Huston Smith

In The Fate of the Human Spirit in an Age of Disbelief (2006), Huston Smith (d. 2016), the lifelong religion scholar and Professor of Philosophy argues for the ongoing importance of religion despite modern trends towards disbelief and materialism. Though…


Recognizing our Five Selves

Christianity, both contemporary and historical, has focused primarily on self-denial, and so has often mishandled and abused not only the concept of self, but the people it was meant to rescue and nurture. Biblically, there are actually five different selves, one of which is to...