RNA Newsletter – May 2022

RNA Newsletter – May 2022

May 2022 As an extension of something that’s been done in the past, this newsletter takes a step toward what can potentially become a type of Religious Naturalist magazine. One point of reference in this is alumni magazines, which, for college communities, describe...
RNA Newsletter – April, 2022

RNA Newsletter – April, 2022

April 2022 Natural Rituals I don’t have a case of ritual envy, I really don’t. But my neighborhood is about 40% Catholic, and during the Easter season they do this cool thing where they put posters (made by each family) out on the street – on a tree or on stakes in...
RNA Newsletter – March 2022

RNA Newsletter – March 2022

March 2022 Vladimir Putin’s Anti-Naturalist Mind “The Face of War” by Ukrainian artist Dariya Marchenko. Made with 5,000 bullet casings. In a recent opinion piece in the The Guardian entitled “What’s going on inside Putin’s mind? His own words give us a...
RNA Newsletter – February 2022

RNA Newsletter – February 2022

Hello RNAers – This being Black History Month, and also the February 12 birthdays of Charles Darwin and Abraham Lincoln, I’ve excerpted below a few paragraphs from the second edition of my book The Sacred Depths of Nature (under contract with Oxford University...
RNA Newsletter – January, 2022

RNA Newsletter – January, 2022

RNA NewsletterJanuary, 2022 A Glass Half Fullby Bonnie Dixon One topic of online conversation on RNAnet last month considered the aims of a religious orientation. One member framed this in context with traditional religions, where potential for “Salvation,...
RNA Newsletter – December 2021

RNA Newsletter – December 2021

RNA Newsletter December 8, 2021   Friends, My wife Carolyn claims that whenever she criticizes someone else, she soon discovers that she is doing the same thing or something similar.  She must be right, because I find myself doing something I recently criticized...