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A SUSTAINABLE APPROACH TO RELIGION – Part 7 Print E-mail
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El-GrecoA challenge for religions and people to serve need
The Lord's Supper, the Resurrection, and sustainable religion

The consuming fire liberates us from our alienation, and the outer fire is our alienation – that is why it is 'outer'.
We are the 'feeders' of this fire in our everyday life, which we make unlivable, as we empty our personality of the powers of happiness, chasing after the ghost of prosperity in paths of greed, considering whatever we have as insufficient and claiming the boundless, being unable to serve, seeking alone to be served.
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A SUSTAINABLE APPROACH TO RELIGION – Part 6 Print E-mail
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The criteria for a sustainable acceptance of faith

What must the criteria be for a sustainable acceptance of faith?  
First and foremost, it must not be the place or time of birth. Unfortunately, communication with religious culture is an issue which is bound in time and space and we are not exempt from that. This suggests materialism and limitation of the spirit.
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A SUSTAINABLE APPROACH TO RELIGION – Part 5 Print E-mail
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Points of failure of religion

The real failure of religion has manifested itself at two points:
a.
failing to cultivate a culture which will cure the economy of egocentrism and market competitiveness and consumerism, and
b. failing to cure intellectual underdevelopment.

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A SUSTAINABLE APPROACH TO RELIGION - Part 4 Print E-mail
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The world of concepts, communication, and the approach to religion

Communication in the world of the concept within each religion, between religions, and of religion with science, art, philosophy, and, more generally, the world of the intellect and education is very helpful in bringing out the sustainability of religions and of religious feeling. This sustainability means a process, mutual understanding, convergence, innovation and renewal – it means all these things.
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A SUSTAINABLE APPROACH TO RELIGION - Part 3 Print E-mail
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Recognition of the Laws of Evolution along with the consolation of mythicism

The new approach to religion
must not through this process of intellectualisation become involved in a new intellectualism and lose the consolation of traditionalism, mythicism, and the eucharistic rite.

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A SUSTAINABLE APPROACH TO RELIGION - Part 2 PDF Print E-mail
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The Psychological Dimension of Sustainable Religion
The next dimension of the sustainable approach to religion is psychological. The psychological dimension appreciates the participation of all the centres of psychological development, including the sexuality centre, in the creation of a psychological surplus, a surplus of consciousness which is summed up in the religion and faith of a surplus which acts as a cornerstone in the psychological economy of man and of society.

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A SUSTAINABLE APPROACH TO RELIGION - Part 1 PDF Print E-mail
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Photo: wikipediaA challenge for religions and people to serve need
The Sustainable Approach to Religion has to be seen as religion which exists to a differing degree within every religious conviction, in every faith in God, in every belief in the spiritual existence of man and of the cosmos.

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A JURISTIC AND ONTOLOGICAL APPROACH TO THE RELIGIONS OF THE BIBLE - SOME THOUGHTS ON ORIGINAL SIN PDF Print E-mail
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Adam_Eve_after_sin1. As original sin the religions of Christianity and Judaism define the error of the first human beings, Adam and Eve, in eating the fruit of the Tree of Knowledge in spite of the fact that this had been forbidden by God. 
This error, which cost our first parents expulsion from Paradise, by some mechanism which is not at all clear, is handed on to all the descendants of these first human beings, and, consequently, to the whole of present-day humanity, regardless of the intention and efforts of each individual.

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ECOLOGY AND RELIGION PDF Print E-mail
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In the Old Testament, at the beginning of Genesis, we encounter the well-known passage in which God, having created man, gives him His blessing with these words: "'Be fruitful and increase, fill the earth and subdue it, rule over the fish in the sea, the birds of heaven, and every living thing that moves upon earth.' God also said, 'I give you all plants that bear seed everywhere on earth, and every tree bearing fruit which yields seed: they shall be yours for food.'"[1]

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