Non religious strands of thought have much they can share with religious approaches

Simon BarrowCo-Director of Christian think tank Ekklesia Simon Barrow (pictured) writes that Christians need not seek for privelidged access to the media or government.He writes that “it remains the case that different religious traditions think of God in different ways, and often disagree over whether they are even talking about the same reality. Not all are theistic, and some (in Buddhism, say) are non-theistic. On the other hand, many strands of non-religious thought (when not wholly defined by what they consider themselves to be against) often have profound points of consonance with approaches to life otherwise defined as “religious”. Humanism, Judaism and Christianity share some common roots, for example. So defining (let alone defending) “a God slot” becomes more and more difficult, when you think about it

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