Disillusioned with organized religion, some people escape into New Age movements, and others retreat from their spiritual moorings altogether. A more satisfying and transformative option for some is to embark on a quest to discover God independently. Using time-tested tools of spiritual investigation, it becomes possible to examine our present beliefs, explore the nature of God and sense of self, and ultimately expand our identity beyond its borders. This book introduces this age-old approach to spiritual inquiry for modern-day readers. Step by step, it offers a bridge between organized religion and mystical spirituality for anyone questioning traditional dogma or its legacy of divisiveness. It also assists in overcoming limitations and notions of exclusivity promoted by New Age movements. Included are 17 universal techniques for developing a new view of what is meant by God and for broadening our view of ourselves, others, and all of life.
The author is the son of self-exiled Iraqi Jews and holds a degree in religion from Columbia University and an M.A. in Sanskrit and Classic Eastern Texts from St. John’s College, Santa Fe, New Mexico. He is a teacher, composer, and former monk.
“God Without Religion advocates a more intelligent and thoughtful approach to the spiritual life … and offers positive ways to develop a spiritual viewpoint.”
THOMAS MOORE, author of Care of the Soul and Dark Nights of the Soul
“Beautifully articulated. … A work appropriate for anyone in search of spiritual meaning.”
MICHAEL SHERMER, publisher of Skeptic magazine and columnist with Scientific American magazine
“This book’s bold message is vital.”
LARRY DOSSEY, M.D., author of Healing Beyond the Body and Reinventing Medicine
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