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Religious Naturalism: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Religious Naturalism: An Idea Whose Time Has Come by Michael Barrett This paper advances the proposition that religious naturalism is a big idea whose time has come. Not a new idea – its roots go back to thinkers of the ancient world – but an idea reborn in the light...

Creativity

Creativity by Eugene Troxell The major reason I regard the cosmos as worthy of human reverence is because it contains or exhibits characteristics that I used to associate with God when I was a traditional Christian Theist.  Those characteristics are creativity and...

My Ten Principles of Religious Naturalism

My Ten Principles of Religious Naturalism by V.V. Raman 1. To regard the variety and range of the world around as manifestations of Nature and her laws: This to me is the philosophical perspective of Religious Naturalism. 2. Not just to observe and explain, but to...

The Adjective “religious” in Religious Naturalism

The Adjective “religious” in Religious Naturalism by Michael Cavanaugh My personal emphasis is on the noun Naturalism. My particular orientation within Religious Naturalism is best labeled – plain vanilla naturalism. It does not use god-language to express the...