Many people today define themselves as ‘spiritual but not religious’, but is it really that easy, or healthy, to separate spirituality and religion from one another? James Martin SJ thinks not, and in an extract from his popular book, The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything, he explains why religion should not be dismissed so readily.
In bringing people from all walks of life together, can summer festivals reveal something of the relationships to Christ and each other to which we are called in the Eucharist?
This is a highly accessible guide to ways in which the monastic wisdom of the early Middle Ages is still relevant to anyone who wants to understand what happiness really is, and how it can be reached.
In an exclusive adapted extract from his book, Finding Happiness, Abbot Christopher Jamison examines the modern attitude to the Seven Deadly Sins and re-introduces us to the sin that never made the list. How has our neglect of acedia, or spiritual apathy, affected our culture?
The month of August traditionally marks the heart of British summertime and brings with it not only a change in the weather, but also a change in the way we experience the world around us. The summer season gives us opportunities to discover the body of Christ in new and revitalizing ways, writes Gemma Simmonds CJ.
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