Near Death Experiences: A Peek Into a Mysterious Phenomenon
By Rachel Puryear For most of us who have lived for a while, we’ve either narrowly escaped death at some point in our lives, or we know someone else who has. Surviving a close call is pretty unnerving, and often naturally comes with a lot of recovery ahead. Many people shift their perspectives on life…
Is there a Difference Between Spirituality and Superstition?
By Rachel Puryear Sometimes, critics of spirituality denounce spiritual practices as simply being a variation of the same old superstitions that gave rise to more established religions, including fundamentalism and overly powerful religious institutions. However, I would argue that there’s actually a pretty profound difference between the kind of superstition you find in religious fundamentalism…
Can People Participate in Multiple Spiritual Traditions?
By Rachel Puryear For people who have a spiritual practice or faith, it’s usually assumed that they belong to one – and only one – of the many religions and traditions in the world. But does anyone actually belong to more than one spiritual tradition, religion, or faith? Can you even do that? Actually, you…