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The crisis that the world finds itself in as it swings on the hinge of a new millennium is located in something deeper than particular ways of organizing political systems and economies. Huston Smith#Crisis 69
Huston Smith#Crisis 69
The faith I was born into formed me. Huston Smith#Faith 68
Huston Smith#Faith 68
It is commonly said and known that each civilization has its own religion. Now my claim is that if we look deeper, the different civilizations were brought into being by the different revelations. Huston Smith#Religion 67
Huston Smith#Religion 67
Poetry is a special use of language that opens onto the real. The business of the poet is truth telling, which is why in the Celtic tradition no one could be a teacher unless he or she was a poet. Huston Smith#Poetry 64
Huston Smith#Poetry 64
The modern period adds social ethics to religions agenda, for we now realize that social structures are not like laws of nature. They are human creations, so we are responsible for them. Huston Smith#Adds 61
Huston Smith#Adds 61
So always, if we look back, concern for face-to-face morality, and its modern emphasis on justice as well, have historically evolved as religious issues. Huston Smith#Concern 58
Huston Smith#Concern 58
Religion is the call to confront reality; to master the self. Huston Smith#Religion 54
Huston Smith#Religion 54
Rationalism and Newtonian science has lured us into dark woods, but a new metaphysics can rescue us. Huston Smith#Science 39
Huston Smith#Science 39
First of all, my persuasion is what really breeds violence is political differences. But because religion serves as the soul of community, it gets drawn into the fracas and turns up the heat. Huston Smith#Religion 32
Huston Smith#Religion 32
God is defined by Jesus but not confined to Jesus. Huston Smith#Theology 25
Huston Smith#Theology 25
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