Author Archives: Tereza Coraggio

One Helping of Spirituality, Hold the Patchouli Oil

People who want to share their religious beliefs with you almost never want you to share yours with them. Dave Barry How do you define theology? What’s the difference between it and spirituality? Does religion differ from either? Where does … Continue reading

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Don’t Kick the Dogma

What religion a man shall have is a historical accident, quite as much as what language he shall speak. George Santayana What is your dogma? What is it that you would believe even if everyone you knew disagreed with you? … Continue reading

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Faith and the Apostles of Purity

Throughout human history, the apostles of purity, those who have claimed to possess a total explanation, have wrought havoc among mere mixed-up human beings. Salman Rushdie, “In Good Faith,” in Independent on Sunday (London, 4 Feb. 1990). What is Faith? … Continue reading

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