My spiritual life has been supported of late by several blogs. Today’s post by James Ishmael Ford is worth pimping. Head on over and check out Monkey Mind: Getting Real With Religion
I’m more than comfortable with traditional religious language: god and soul are at the top of my list of useful terms. I resist those who try to insist that the definitions of these terms can only be determined by their most conservative adherents. Conservative and fundamentalist asserting this I understand. But when critics such as most of the recent spate of atheist authors do so it comes across to me like setting up a classic straw man.