6 paths to finding God

In chapter 2 of his book The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything: A Spirituality for Real Life, James Martin, SJ, lays out what he sees as six paths to God–by which he means 6 ways in which people seek God. He deals with this early on in the book because he does not assume everyone [Read More…]

Why I Don’t Believe in God Anymore

I don’t believe in God anymore. I used to, though. This is a choice I’ve made. “Belief” in God connotes–at least as I see it–a set of ideas about God that may, if time allows, eventually make their way to other parts of my being. The older I get, making sure all my “beliefs” of [Read More…]

Trying to Believe in God (or, listening to your inner atheist)

I think I know more people who are trying to believe in God than people who actually do. Maybe I need to get out more often, or maybe I need to have a less selective group of conversation partners, but this is my experience. You go through your day hoping to catch a glimpse of [Read More…]