The vocation, whether it be that of the farmer or the architect, is a function the exercise of this function as regards the man himself is the most indispensable means of spiritual development, and as regards his relation to society the measure of his worth.
Religion ... shall mean for us the feelings, acts and experiences of individual men in their solitude.
It is because the doctrine of human unity based on the spiritual oneness of all beings, is not propagated in the right manner that we have today many divisions leading to many conflicts.
It was not a religion that attacked us that September day. It was al-Qaeda. We will not sacrifice the liberties we cherish or hunker down behind walls of suspicion and mistrust.
At one point, I was just perceived as only being angry, but now I'm being perceived as angry, peaceful, and spiritual.
God requireth not a uniformity of religion.
There is no true and abiding morality that is not founded in religion.
And these two elements are at odds with one another because Freud is utterly adversary to almost all the ways of structuring the human experience found in Western religions. No Western religion can countenance Freud's view of man.
Religion may be defined thus: a belief in, and homage rendered to, existences unseen and causes unknown.
Religion always remains higher than everyday life. In order to make the elevation towards religion easier for people, religion must be able to alter its forms in relation to the consciousness of modern man.
Conspiracy theories are a kind of secular religion. People feel great anxiety ... by the thought that nobody's in control.
Religion is inwardly focused and driven only to sustain itself.
The point of religion seems to be to start with something as simple as thou shall not kill and end up with something so inconsistent that no rational mind can entertain it.
I am not systematic at all when it comes to religion. I just love life. And I'm not judgmental. And I'm a vegetarian.
There is a very intimate connection between hypnotic phenomena and religion.
Quran Is Such An Authority On Problems Of Religion That It Can Be Trusted Upon. It Contains Best Pleasures For A Super Mind. It Is The Greatest Source Of Knowledge To Mankind.
Less talk - more work There is too much talking going on. Because of excessive talking, spiritual energy is being wasted.
The issue of persecution is a serious one affecting many religions, ... The issue has not previously received much attention with respect to Christians, and the focal point of this report, at the request of Congress, is that subject.
Everyone thinks that religion is the ball and chain. But the reality is that sin is the ball and chain. A relationship with Christ is the freedom that people are looking for in alcohol and drugs.
A garden is the place millions of people go to touch the earth, to smell flowers - to use some of that fabled human brain power in the cause of better participating with natural processes in the place they call home. It serves as an art project, an organic produce market, a spiritual practice, a pharmacy. It offers ongoing lessons in ecology, biology, chemistry, geology, meteorology. Gardening imparts an organic perspective on the passage of time. It bestows on its practitioners a genuine sense of admiration for the plants, the soil, the sun, the water.
The dissolution of the nation destroys the national religion, and dethrones the national deity.
But at the same time I don't believe I am a credited speaker when it comes to speaking on religion because I still sin like everyone else and there are many people more qualified than I am so I rather them talk and I listen and learn.
The spiritual is the parent of the practical.
He wasn't raised as a Christian, and he had never found any kind of religion to settle down with. He thought he'd found something that worked for him. It's not worshipping the devil. It's nothing ritualistic. It's about the pursuit of knowledge. He explained to me that there can be Satanic Christians. It gave him the peacefulness and serenity of Buddhism. It was a real peaceful thing.
Happiness is spiritual, born of truth and love. It is unselfish; therefore it cannot exist alone, but requires all mankind to share it.
The future of religion is connected with the possibility of developing a faith in the possibilities of human experience and human relationships that will create a vital sense of the solidarity of human interests and inspire action to make that sense a reality.
We are so accustomed to think of religion as a thing between individual men and God that we can hardly enter into the idea of a religion in which a whole nation in its national organisation appears as the religious unit.
One cannot set out to make a work that's spiritual. What is a contemporary iconography for the spiritual? Is it some fuzzy space?
Islam promotes the killing of innocent people. The Quran requires the infidel, whether Jew or Christian, to be killed. ... That's a core essence of the religion. ... Muhammad was a pirate who killed infidels and who advocated the killing of infidels. Not a nice guy. Osama bin Laden is in keeping with his fine tradition.
In the eyes of the West, they have the right to occupy our land, rob our wealth and then insult us and our religion, and humiliate our Koran and our prophet, prayers be upon him. After that they give us lessons in freedom, justice and human rights.