#25: Groups & Communities
"Does the Church in our time foster the inner life? Rarely. Does
the Church hold the keys to a new consciousness? Yes."
- Theodore J. Nottingham, from The Church and the Inner Life
In Defense of Humans
A column by Stephan A. Hoeller
Introduction: Getting Real About Getting Together
by Jay Kinney
The collective enterprise - you can't live with it and you can't live without it.
Symposium: The Spirituality of the Future
Several spiritual teachers, writers, and thinkers give their views of where we're headed.
The Church and the Inner Life
by Theodore J. Nottingham
Can a living spirituality still be found in today's churches?
The Quiet Revolution
by Robin Waterfield
How the Brothers and Sisters of the Common Life helped revive medieval Christianity.
Is the Men's Movement a Religion?
by Charles Upton
What are the spiritual implications of Robert Bly's Iron John?
Divining the Beloved Community
by D. Jean Collins
On finding spiritual friendship in South Central Los Angeles.
The Diamond Approach: An Interview with A.H. Almaas
by Richard Smoley
The originator of a new synthesis of psychology and spirituality discusses authentic being, group work, and the search for God.
Grapes Ripen Smiling at One Another
by Kabir Helminski
Why the group process is necessary for individual growth in Sufism.
Black Gods of the Inner City
A brief history of the turbulent and multifarious Nation of Islam.