The Rapidian

Spirituality

Ethics and Religion Talk: Can we have both Justice and Peace?

Submitted 06-01-2020 under OPINION

My tradition teaches, Tzedek, Tzedek, Tirdof, “Justice, justice, shall you pursue!” My tradition also instructs me to be ohev shalom v’rodef shalom, “a lover of peace and a pursuer of peace.”

view

Finding Hope in the Pandemic

Submitted 05-29-2020 under NONPROFITS

In the midst of a pandemic that brings with it much uncertainty, we can choose to hope and not fear.

view

Ethics and Religion Talk: The Morality of Politics

Submitted 05-25-2020 under OPINION

Taylor asks, “Do you think that one political group, wing or ideology is more moral than another?”

view

When will the COVID-19 pandemic disappear?

Submitted 05-25-2020 under NONPROFITS

When will the pandemic end? Science and religion help to bring answers.

view

Amidst a pandemic, invest in the unknown

Submitted 05-22-2020 under NONPROFITS

As we collectively navigate a season of uncertainty and despair, hope may be found in small ways as we look to a future that has yet to be shaped.

view

Ethics and Religion Talk: Celebrating our 400th column!

Submitted 05-18-2020 under OPINION

The 400th appearance of Ethics and Religion Talk!

view

Love in a Time of Pandemic

Submitted 05-15-2020 under NONPROFITS

The coronavirus creates fear: of financial ruin, of destroying America, and even of losing life itself. Fear leads us to blame and harm others. The New Testament says, “Perfect love casts out all fear.” Don’t let fear win. Choose love.

view

Ethics and Religion Talk: Is God's Role to be Fearsome or Loving?

Submitted 05-11-2020 under OPINION

Genevieve asks, “Is God’s role more that of divine power to be feared, a loving creator, or otherwise?”

view

Creating the new normal - can we be better for each other?

Submitted 05-08-2020 under NONPROFITS

What will the “new normal” look like when this is over? How can we become a better and more just community after this pandemic?

view

We must look with an unwavering eye toward compassion

Submitted 05-05-2020 under NONPROFITS

How can we look with an unwavering eye at the suffering we see and experience these days? The story of Chenrezig, the Bodhisattva of Compassion in Tibet, may be able to shed light on surviving the COVID-19 crisis with one’s heart intact.

view

Browse