The Great Religious Divide

The Great Religious Divide October 25, 2015

Religion as mirror or magnifying glass

Here is something I wrote for Facebook when I shared a meme I made with a quote from Richard Rohr:

One of the biggest religious divides cuts across religious traditions rather than between them. It is the difference between those who treat religion as a magnifying glass to help expose and oppose the sins of others more effectively, and those who treat it as a mirror to help one’s own spiritual and moral life by fostering introspection and personal repentance and transformation.

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