Yoda: Catholic Church Reconnects with Poor — Liberation Theology is Back IN — Islam & All Other Religions Should Take Notice…

Fundamental, this is. A Church for the Poor Paul Vallery New York Times, 4 September 2014 LONDON — Pope Francis grabbed headlines recently when he announced that Rome had lifted the block on sainthood for Archbishop Óscar Romero of San Salvador, who was shot dead while saying Mass in 1980. But much less attention was …

Anthony Judge: Systemic Reliance of World Religions on Human Sacrifice — Covert use of fatal conflict to ensure vital resource management

Systemic Reliance of World Religions on Human Sacrifice Covert use of fatal conflict to ensure vital resource management IntroductionBelief systems challenged by problematic othernessComprehending an elusive system of game-playing by religionsCybernetic insights into religious system viabilityCovert operation of religions collectively — and unconsciously?Collective dependence of religions on pain and sufferingComplicity of religions in weapons manufacture …

Worth a Look: Book Reviews on Religion & the Politics of Religion

This is a NEW list selected from this Category: Religion & Politics of Religion (131). Books rated at 6 Stars are in bold. Guest Reviews Review (Guest): Animal Farm–An American Story (George Orwell) Review (Guest): A Tactical Ethic–Moral Conduct in the Insurgent Battlespace (Dick Couch) Review (Guest): Buddhism without Beliefs (Craig K. Comstock) Review (Guest): …

SchwartzReport: Death of Religion in the USA

There are always unintended consequences resulting from hate. I take this as good news. Christian Right Has Major Role in Hastening Decline of Religion in America CJ WERLEMAN – AlterNet (U.S.) The fastest growing religious faith in the United States is the group collectively labeled ‘Nones,” who spurn organized religion in favor of non-defined skepticism …

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 …