By Robert C. Solomon
Is it attainable to be non secular and but now not think within the supernatural? Can someone be non secular with out belonging to a spiritual crew or organization?
In Spirituality for the Skeptic, thinker Robert Solomon explores what it ability to be religious in present day pluralistic international. in response to Solomon's personal struggles to reconcile philosophy with faith, this ebook deals a version of a colourful, pleasing spirituality that embraces the complexities of human life and recognizes the thrill and tragedies of lifestyles. Solomon has cast an enlightened new course that synthesizes spirituality with feelings, mind, technological know-how, and customary experience. His new paradigm, "naturalized" spirituality, establishes as its cornerstone the "thoughtful love of life"--a passionate situation for the here-and-now, and never the by-and-by. Being religious does not imply being holed up as a recluse, spending hours in meditation and contemplation, Solomon argues. It calls for involvement and emotional engagement with others within the fight to discover that means in our lives. As such, this modern day spirituality incorporates a passionate enthusiasm for the realm, the transformation of self, cosmic belief and rationality, coming to phrases with destiny, and viewing lifestyles as a present, all of that are explored extensive all through this book.
Spirituality for the Skeptic solutions the necessity for a non-institutional, non-dogmatic spirituality that ends up in own achievement and delight. through interpreting the information of significant thinkers from Socrates and Nietzsche to Buddha to Kafka, Solomon arrives at a realistic imaginative and prescient of spirituality that are supposed to entice many seekers trying to make feel of the human condition.