The Spiritual Journey, The Human Journey

Someone recently told me that she preferred my earlier books to my recent ones and wondered why I no longer wrote with an explicitly Christian voice. She asked if these changes were due to a shift in my… Continue Reading »

Non-Traditional Religion

The recent, rapid decline of religion in the West should not have been a surprise since it has been forecast since the Enlightenment. Some interpret the collapse of transcendence and rise of secularism as the death of God…. Continue Reading »

Healthy Religion

Not long ago I received an email from a young man who asked me how he could know which religion was right for him. It’s a question I am not used to hearing from people in their twenties or… Continue Reading »

Art as a Spiritual Path: An Interview

This is the second in a series of occasional interviews with people about their spiritual path.
The first can be found at www.drdavidgbenner.ca/meditation-contemplative-prayer/

Living from the Center

The French novelist, George Baranos, described sin as the patterned way of being in which we remain on the surface of life. Living on the surface is a great waste of life. Something in us remains asleep when… Continue Reading »

Spiritual – and Religious!

Many of my friends know something about me that they view as odd.  These people consider themselves to be spiritual but not religious (SBNR).  Most of them know that I am spiritual but, for those close enough to… Continue Reading »

Mysteries that Hold

Christians who are attentive to the Christian calendar that structures the year around the great mysteries of our faith are aware that we are now in the season of Lent. This season of preparation for Holy Week and… Continue Reading »