The Way integrates religion and science and reconciles Eastern and Western worldviews, agreeing with the mystics and the scientists that everyone is related, and everything is connected.
COMING SOON: The Way
Aug 06, 2022 by Larry Jordan
I just completed a 44,000-word manuscript called "The Way: Meaningful Spirituality for a Modern World."
Belief, Community, and Practice
Jun 02, 2023 by Larry Jordan
In a few weeks, I will be speaking on "Belief, Community, and Practice" at our local Unitarian Universalist church. Since 2000, there has been a precipitous decline in church attendance, aggravated by the pandemic. Today, 60% of American never or seldom attend a religious service.
A Kernel of Truth
May 24, 2023 by Larry Jordan
One of the unexpected joys of writing a book is participating in some interesting conversations surrounding the book -- at author talks, in book clubs, and online. Yesterday, I had an online chat about organized religion with a Facebook friend in Africa who is reading my book.
"Cut Your Life in Half"
May 16, 2023 by Larry Jordan
This week, I participated in a recorded Zoom call with Jim Palmer for members of the Center for Non-Religious Spirituality community. Both of us are talkers, so the conversation ranged far and wide. Somehow, we kept returning to the theme of minimalism, living a natural life in the real world.
Natural Life and True Self
Apr 30, 2023 by Larry Jordan
Many seekers believe that self is a construct, soul is a fiction, and free will is an illusion. As Thomas Merton says, "We all live lives of self-impersonation." For Hindus, True Self is Brahman or Oneness, lack of separation. For Buddhists, True Self is "no-self" or Void, lack of separation.