sacred texts

Sacred texts intrigue me and although they can be difficult to read, I often find little gems that shine like diamonds in my mind. It is as if they have the power of a seed to sprout over time, tickling my brain with a new thought.
I felt a closer relationship with God could only grow through studying the sacred texts in order to know God better, to listen to him through scripture and be inspired by His expectation and example.
After listening to a recent episode of the podcast Homebrewed Christianity about the ten not-so-shocking things you learn in Religion 101, I thought I would share what Journalist and Adjunct Professor Greg Horton and Trip Fuller spoke about and add in a few of my own.
The spectrum of Christian thought in Christian history is wider than what is preached from church pulpits in modern, Western, mainstream Christianity. The problem with this gatekeeper mentality by the church is that it prevents a fuller education of the audience.
Users can share photos they've already taken, and either tag a scripture that came to mind when taking the picture, or search for a scripture to match what they captured on camera. Over time, much of the Bible will have pictures attached in display of individual and artistic interpretations.
One of the three main types of yoga presented in the Gita is karma yoga, the "path of action," which is the path that Lord
In addition to the rich meaning of the vocabulary for debate, dialogue and argumentation, there are many dramatic scenes of debate, and even insult, within Indic traditions from their very inception. What if we reminded ourselves that Hindu texts were filled with questions as well as answers?
The difference between writing into the Bible at the museum and writing into the margins of your own Bible is important. Margin writing is devotion, not exhibition. Margin writing is consecration, not desecration.
In a world beset by fundamentalists of believing and secular varieties, it must be possible to balance a rejection of religious faith with a selective reverence for religious rituals and concepts.
I have long struggled with how to best answer the question: "Rabbi, how do I connect with God?"
Words are wonders, magical, tossing thoughts from one mind to another. Alongside the wonder of words are the conveyances they ride -- pages, books, and now, screens?