Category: Spirituality & the Journey to Faith

Spirituality & the Journey to Faith

Living Out a Spiritual Motto: Observing the Presence of God in Different Faith Traditions

Over the past few years, I’ve settled on a spiritual motto: The Earth is your sanctuary, life is your liturgy, creation is your community. What I love about this motto is it’s progressiveness; I am…

observing the presence of God in different faiths
Spirituality & the Journey to Faith

The Concept of “Mysticism” in the Abrahamic Faiths

The term “Mysticism” often referred to the biblical, liturgical, spiritual, and contemplative dimensions of early and medieval Christianity. During the early modern period, the definition of mysticism grew to include a broad range of beliefs and ideologies related to…

Mysticism in the Abrahamic faiths
Spirituality & the Journey to Faith

When the Most Important Word Is a Preposition: Significance of Our New Name

Hartford International University for Religion and Peace. You might think the primary nouns are the most important words in the new name for what was Hartford Seminary for many, many decades: University. Religion. Peace. They…

Hartford International University significance of new name
Spirituality & the Journey to Faith

Walking the World’s Chosen Paths: A Spiritual, Even Secular, Appreciation of Ancient Pilgrimages

With the increase in interfaith pilgrimage, where pilgrims may not be affiliated with the faith of the religious site, the concept of a pilgrimage seems to take on a broader, yet equally spiritual and meaningful significance.

man walking a labyrinth, interfaith appreciation of pilgrimage