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I liked this from Renewing Our Sense of Wonder:

An Interview with Sam Keen


"Keen believes that our lives are shaped — and occasionally misshaped — by the stories we tell about ourselves. It's only by becoming intimately acquainted with these narratives — as they have been handed down from our families, our cultural backgrounds, our religious beliefs — that we can begin to live consciously and, as the Sufi poet Rumi said, "unfold our own myth." Unless we understand our lives as a kind of autobiography in the making, we're likely to take refuge in other people's stories, in ready-made ideologies, and in unexamined systems of belief."



No, haven't read him of course, but I liked this video taken at the FCC Berkely church his wife pastors.



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The institution of religion, Christianity. Does it have a future? That depends on demographics as much as than anything else, I think. See Eric Kauffman's

His is a complex argument and not every critic has a considered answer. but if you are concerned about the continuing existence of "Christianity" then Eric's data and argument can be assuring.
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