Imagine no religion an autobiography : from Central America to the Middle East, the life story of a leader in the movement for social justice and peace by Blase Bonpane

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Published by Red Hen Press in Pasadena .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Catholic ex-priests,
  • Biography,
  • Social reformers,
  • Office of the Americas

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementBlase Bonpane
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX4668.3.B67 A3 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25005494M
ISBN 109781597096706
LC Control Number2011033907

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Book Description: What do we fail to see when we force other, earlier cultures into the Procrustean bed of concepts that organize our contemporary world.

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Fr. Dwight Longenecker is Senior Contributor at The Imaginative Conservative.A graduate of Oxford University, he is the Pastor of Our Lady of the Rosary Church, in Greenville, SC, and author of twenty books, including The Romance of Religion, The Quest for the Creed, and Mystery of the Magi: The Quest to Identify the Three Wise contributes to many magazines, papers, and journals.

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Imagine there’s no countries [or borders] It isn’t hard to do Nothing to kill or die for And no religion too Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I’m a dreamer But I’m not the only one. Yoko Ono's book 'Grapefruit' was one of the inspirations for "Imagine" Imagine no possessions.

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With no heaven or hell and only the sky, Lennon asks us to imagine a world free of religion, free of religious conflicts, and instead a world filled with people solely focused on living in the.

So it is sobering to reflect on Blase Bonpane s challenge to imagine no religion (with an unspoken nod to John Lennon). It is a theme that he touches on again and again throughout the book and perhaps most importantly tries to live out in everyday life.

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I always felt there were two sides to John. He was a bit of a scallywag, a radical.Imagine-No-Religion 8 points 9 points 10 points 3 years ago Being made fun of for your skin color is a little different than being made fun of for believing God lives on the planet of Kolob.

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