A recent podcast, When God Ain’t Good Enough, scratched the surface of “the good” and our cheating disobedience. For further reflection, these two:
Thanks to Orthodoxy Today.
And this …
“We are so used to thinking of spirituality as withdrawal from the world and human affairs that it is hard to think of it as political. Spirituality is personal and private, we assume, while politics is public. But such a dichotomy drastically diminishes spirituality construing it as a relationship to God without implications for one’s relationship to the surrounding world. The God of Christian faith (I shall focus on Christianity although the God of the New Testament is also the God of the Old Testament) created the world and is deeply engaged in the affairs of the world. The notion that we can be related to God and not to the world–that we can practice a spirituality that is not political–is in conflict with the Christian understanding of God …”
Taken from Can we be good without God?
Read it all HERE.
Thanks to Rod Dreher.