Michael Kearns: Pope Francis Condemns Racism And Declares That “All Religions Are True” At Historic Third Vatican Council

Pope Francis Condemns Racism And Declares That “All Religions Are True” At Historic Third Vatican Council Diversity Chronicle, 5 December 2013 For the last six months, Catholic cardinals, bishops and theologians have been deliberating in Vatican City, discussing the future of the church and redefining long-held Catholic doctrines and dogmas. The Third Vatican Council, is undoubtedly …

Yoda: On Religion – Link List

Overheard at dinner in Afghanistan: Religion is the space between the dots, science the dots, and philosophy the mind-set that blends the two. Education, intelligence (decision-support) and research are the sources and methods for achieving integral consciousness — godliness in spirt, integrity in fact, and heaven on earth in community. Religions can be evaluated in …

Review: Disinformation: Former Spy Chief Reveals Secret Strategy for Undermining Freedom, Attacking Religion, and Promoting Terrorism

Ion Mihai Pacepa and Ronald J. Rychlak 3.0 out of 5 stars Walks, Talks, and Smells Like a CIA Publication, July 13, 2013 This book is being touted by Radio Liberty, a CIA subsidiary, and everything about it reeks of a CIA disinformation operation. First, though, an acknowledgement. The Soviets, working largely through their more …

Review: On God’s Side: What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn’t Learned about Serving the Common Good

Jim Wallis 5.0 out of 5 stars TImely — Relevant to 2014 and 2016, March 29, 2013 God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It is in my view the better book, here is the first sentence from my review of that book in 2005: “Jim Wallis has my …

Mini-Me: One Million Strike in Indonesia – For Labor, Not Religion

Huh? Indonesia: One million on strike Ted Sprague Militan Indonesia, Tuesday, 09 October 2012 Amazing! There is no other word that can describe the situation on October 3. Workers all over Indonesia went on strike and took to the streets. This first national general strike in half a century truly raises expectations and hopes that …

Worth a Look: Free Book – Religion and Science: A Beautiful Friendship?

Religion and Science: A Beautiful Friendship? Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science By Robert Fuller Published: July 30, 2012 Language: English ISBN: 9781476037202 Free Download (Book Page) Short description “Religion and Science: A Beautiful Friendship?” identifies and explores common ground between two of the great civilizing forces of human history and shows how they can work …

Mini-Me: It’s Official – Open Source Everything is a Religion in Sweden

Huh? In Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V we trust: File-sharing made an official Swedish religion And lo’ they shared the files, and ’twas good. Anti-piracy efforts may soon be labeled as religious persecution as the Swedish government has apparently recognized file sharing as an official religion. Meet Philosophy student Isak Gerson, who is the mind behind the Church …

Mini-Me: Agents of Religion – Religion of Agents

Huh? AGENTS OF RELIGION-RELIGION OF AGENTS (Vol. I): THE INFLUENCE OF FAITH IN THE INTELLIGENCE SERVICES Zhyldyz Oskonbaeva (RIEAS Senior Advisor & Eurasian Liaison) NEWSLETTER Issue #5 – May 2012 (Mediterranean Council for Intelligence Studies) The more followers you have, the stronger is their belief in you. The more believers you have, the greater your …

Event: 20 Mar 1200-1330 Religion, Terror, and Error – U.S. Foreign Policy and the Challenge of Spiritual Engagement, by Dr. Douglas M. Johnston

Religion, Terror, and Error: U.S. Foreign Policy and the Challenge of Spiritual Engagement, by Dr. Douglas M. Johnston, president and founder, International Center for Religion and Diplomacy Date & Time: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. How should the United States deal with the jihadist challenge and other religious imperatives that permeate today’s …