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Mar.14.2014
This article is currently LIVE at my blogpost site at the Huffington Post:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/steve-mcswain/biblical-literalism_b_4966852.html  Most people could care less whether it is or it isn't. If you're reading this, however, you probably care at least enough to read...
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Mar.07.2014
This blog is currently appearing on my Huffington Post blog: check it out, please, and leave a comment there or here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/steve-mcswain/what-is-spirituality-not-_b_... What is spirituality? “It is,” as Rabbi Kaplan puts it, “the progressive unlearning of the strange ideas...
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Feb.21.2014
I was reading again this morning the story of Nicodemus. You remember it, don’t you? The fellow who came to Jesus at night, full of affection for Jesus, but full of questions and confusion, too. Why at night? Why did he come at night instead of during the daylight hours? “Because he was a secret...
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Feb.12.2014
This blog is currently posted at my blog site with the Huffington Post, if you'd rather read and respond there. Here's the link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/steve-mcswain/the-4-myths-about-prayer-_b_... Recently, I pulled up to my local bank drive-though, opened the "pneumatic tube carrier," as...
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Jan.25.2014
"God cannot be found in a book of religion," said the spiritual teacher and mind/body doctor, Deepak Chopra. That's probably not saying it strong enough. God cannot be found at all. If, however, you think of God as "up there, somewhere," and you as "down here on earth," that is to say, if...
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Jan.08.2014
This blog is currently appearing on my Huffington Post blog at this address: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/steve-mcswain/creationism-versus-evolut_b_... We could not be luckier here in Kentucky. We are that state that promotes religious quackery. Oh, in case you don't know or are thinking of...
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Dec.18.2013
What’s going on, Steve? Have you ever noticed that your Facebook “Status” page is always asking you this question, “What’s happening?” Or, “What’s going on…?” Here’s what’s happening: CHANGE! Little changes. Big changes. Minor ones. Major ones. This will be a year of change — and some of it big —...
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Dec.15.2013
The Buddha used the word “anata” to refer to “no self.” What did he mean? The same thing Jesus meant when he said, “Deny thyself” (Matt. 16:24). Then, what did these two spiritual teachers mean? Detachment is the word, my friend. Or, to put it another way, “Let go.” “But let go of what?” you ask....
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Sep.23.2013
As we commemorate the 12th anniversary of 9/11 today, we continue to face turbulence, extremism and hostility between faiths, a continued legacy of that day's terrible events. As the curator of Muslima, a new online exhibition about contemporary Muslim women, I can't help but wonder where are...
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May.17.2013
This article is currently featured in the Huffington Post. If you would like to read it there, follow the attached link:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/steve-mcswain/the-madness-that-must-end-among-christians_b_3292143.html?utm_hp_ref=religion The Dalai Lama is coming to Louisville this Sunday...