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Atheistic Platonism

Atheistic Platonism

Bringing the richness of Platonism to Spiritual Naturalism...
New Theists: Knowers, Not Believers

New Theists: Knowers, Not Believers

Rev. Michael Dowd explains what he calls Religion 2.0 - a fully naturalist Christianity focused on reality, evidence, integrity, and contribution...
What is more important: Honesty or Compassion?

What is more important: Honesty or Compassion?

A discussion of morality and values - asking the question, which is more important? Honesty or Compassion? Both are important and both can benefit your life here and now, but is one more important than the other?
What Do All Spiritual Naturalists Have in Common?

What Do All Spiritual Naturalists Have in Common?

The Society brings together naturalistic strands from a wide variety of traditions. Is there really anything shared in common by these strands? B.T. Newberg thinks there is...
Real religion?

Real religion?

What makes for “real” religion? How do you know that what you’re doing isn’t just playing dress-up, a shallow parody of religion?...
Is it possible to think too much?

Is it possible to think too much?

Jen Hancock says yes. If all you do is think and not act, you accomplish nothing. On the other hand, living life intentionally requires thinking...
Poet/Musician 'Apollo Poetry' preaches non-dogmatic spirituality

Poet/Musician 'Apollo Poetry' preaches non-dogmatic spirituality

Apollo Poetry describes himself as a spoken word poet, hiphop artist, filmmaker, and author. He says that his work is about using "words as tools of inspiration to bridge the gap between our cultural divisions..."
Poet/Musician 'Apollo Poetry' preaches non-dogmatic spirituality

Poet/Musician ‘Apollo Poetry’ preaches non-dogmatic spirituality

Apollo Poetry describes himself as a spoken word poet, hiphop artist, filmmaker, and author. He says that his work is about using "words as tools of inspiration to bridge the gap between our cultural divisions..."
Meditation 101

Meditation 101

Breathing meditation is the most general kind of attention practice. Learn what it's all about and how it's relevant for naturalists...
Compassion as Foundation

Compassion as Foundation

Compassion is under assault in our media, entertainment, and politics. Learn what compassion means to us and why it is the foundation of our spiritual practice...
Top 10 Signs of Good Spirituality

Top 10 Signs of Good Spirituality

How do we know good and helpful spiritual practices? Here are some signs of a healthy spiritual path...
The New Copernican Shift: How Science Is Revolutionizing Spirituality

The New Copernican Shift: How Science Is Revolutionizing Spirituality

We are experiencing a new Copernican shift that is revolutionizing our spirituality. Our spirituality will have to change to embrace this new vision of humanity...
Embracing a Natural Life

Embracing a Natural Life

A friend told me last week that he recently, and suddenly, became an atheist—and wished he wasn't...
Meet the SNS Advisory Board

Meet the SNS Advisory Board

The Advisory Board of the Spiritual Naturalist Society includes some of the most exciting contributors to naturalist philosophy, from a variety of backgrounds: science, Buddhism, Christianity, Paganism, Humanism, and more...
Book Review: Religion Is Not About God, by Loyal Rue

Book Review: Religion Is Not About God, by Loyal Rue

"If religion is not about God, then what on earth is it about?" asks author Loyal Rue. B. T. Newberg reviews his answer in this groundbreaking book...