The archetypes and monotheism

This morning I heard a talk on how God is really Spirit and that depicting him as Father is somewhat misguided. I was amused (and a little disturbed) at this attempt to elevate one of the archetypal manifestations of the divine over another even if it was somewhat softened by the speakers attempt to say…

Spiritual but not religious – archetypal not dogmatic?

When we say we are “spiritual but not religious” we are implying that there are some aspects of traditional religion that we are not comfortable with. But which parts? It’s certainly not the festivals which everyone participates in with gusto over Christmas, Hanukkah or Holi. It is generally not a belief in God. Unlike atheists,…