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Wed Jul 21 23:06:36 CDT 2004
>>Are you saying that this second definition posted here is totally
>>religious? Is morality necessarily dependent on religion? Or the concept
>>of a soul or spirit dependent on religion? I don't think so.
>God's law is spiritual; it is a transcript of the divine nature, and
>extends its authority to the acts of the soul of man. --Sir T. Browne."
>Religious is not the right word for me to use, since it suggests organized
>religion. How about divine?
Ummm. No. Because that still suggests a form of God that comes to us from
organized religion. I don't believe Sir T. Browne's quote, either. If God
has laws that are a transcript of his/her nature, they're natural laws, not
I think that in order to cover all viewpoints any definition of spirituality
will have to be extremely basic. I'd go for something like: An awareness
of the wonder of the cosmos and a questioning of it's origin or of our place
How does that sound?
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