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Finding Your Religion

When the Faith You Grew Up With Has Lost Its Meaning

by Scotty McLennan

  • 224 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by HarperOne .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7279977M
ISBN 100060653469
ISBN 109780060653460

  A book's theme is not the same as its plot or its moral lesson, but these elements are related and necessary in building the larger story. The plot of a novel is the action that takes place within the course of the narrative. The moral is the lesson that Author: Grace Fleming. In truth, finding your spiritual path is simple. Just look down and see where your feet are. There’s your path. The cartoon cliché about finding a guru on the top of a mountain and asking for the meaning of life is just that — a cartoon cliché.

Add tags for "Losing your religion, finding your faith: spirituality for young adults". Be the first. This book is an objective guide for all faiths and all dominations. You can gain a lot of insight into making your faith a priority and feeling good about your religion. You can also strengthen your faith and your spiritual health, even with your busy, fast-paced schedule.

All this to say, if you are one of the people finding yourself turning from your religion, don't panic. Don't feel like your relationship with your god is less, and don't let others make you feel that way. Your relationship with your god is exactly what you want it to be, and what you make it.   There’s lots of bad religion out there. But the answer isn’t no religion, it’s true religion: living out—publicly and communally—what we say we believe privately and individually. True religion puts flesh on the bones of faith. Resurrecting Religion offers an inspiring, stretching vision for finding our way back to the good news of our a time when most people practice their Author: Greg Paul.


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"Finding Your Religion" is about just that - finding the religion that resonates with your soul - the one that stimulates you, and helps you to grow. McLennan helps one to see that they don't have to stay Finding Your Religion book the same religion for their entire life, and that as you grow and your perceptions change, your religious needs may need to change as /5(21).

Finding Your Religion book. Read 28 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Starting with my own experiences in college in the s and /5. Read new romance book reviews, posts from your favorite authors, samples, exciting digital first publications and e-book specials.

Finding Your Religion. by Scotty McLennan. We'd love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of purchase. So this is an introductory book for people who want to go deep (24), providing as it does, the basic materials from which you might `build your own religion' even if that experience is a re-invigorated one within an existing tradition albeit beyond being coerced or being obliged/5().

Don‘t overlook their efforts. Consider their findings and their writings—even those outside the religion you have become accustomed to. Your journey must be your own. You alone must be the decision-maker for your view of God.

You should not blindly accept the. Finding Your Religion: When the Faith You Grew Up with Has Lost Its Meaning Scotty McLennan, Author, G. Trudeau, Introduction by HarperOne $24 (p) ISBN.

How to Find the Right Religion for You. Several religions are based on teachings from books, but the writers of those books are not here to teach us, so we have to read the book, Finding Your Religion book safely without taking unnecessary risks 86%(60).

For those who know they want a meaningful spiritual life, but don—t know where to find one. McLennan, long-time chaplain at Tufts University and the inspiration for Doonesbury's Rev. Scotty Sloan, is ecumenical to a fault.

No original metaphors here: McLennan sees himself as the mountain guide for lost trekkers—we—re all trying to bushwhack our way to the top of the same mountain, but Author: Scotty Mclennan.

Praise For Leaving the Witness: Exiting a Religion and Finding a Life As seen and heard on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and NPR Morning Edition and Fresh Air "A fascinating glimpse into the consciousness of being an outsider in every possible way, and what it takes to find your path into the life you'd like to lead.".

Loyola Press is excited to announce the launch of a new edition of Finding God: Our Response to God’s Gifts ® () for Grades 1–6. This innovative edition offers new methods for Catechesis through the use of multimedia with a focus on Scripture, Tradition, and Church teachings, while remaining grounded in Ignatian : An Excerpt from Finding Your Religion: When the Faith You Grew Up with Has Lost Its Meaning by Scotty McLennan.

In his intriguing book on the different stages of faith, Scotty McLennan celebrates the spiritual practice of hospitality. "By the end of the summer I had decided I wanted to become a Hindu.

If your religion has gone missing, here’s a book that’ll help you find it. An ordained Unitarian Universalist cleric, a longtime chaplain at Tufts University, then dean of religious life at Stanford University and minister of its Memorial Church, Scotty McLennan has “nurtured a passionate commitment to both religious liberalism and social justice for 40 years,” Daniel Clenenin affirms.

Finding Your Religion is tailor-made for college students and anyone else who needs an orientation book to center a spiritual quest.

McLennan's admirable mix of openness and hospitality makes this a fine resource for seekers of all stripes. Jane Friedman (@JaneFriedman) has 20 years of experience in the publishing industry, with expertise in digital media strategy for authors and is the publisher of The Hot Sheet, the essential newsletter on the publishing industry for authors, and was named Publishing Commentator of the Year by Digital Book World in In addition to being a columnist for Publishers Weekly.

For a book that purports to be "a guide for Skeptics, Agnostics, and Unorthodox Believers" who seek to find "God beyond Religion," the final chapter of this book was sorely disappointing. I was more than on-board with Stella's discussions on the nature of God, prayer, Jesus, morality, and the "problem of evil."/5.

Spiritual Rebel: A Positively Addictive Guide to Finding Deeper Perspective and Higher Purpose (Monkfish, June) describes other new religions.

Loyola Press is a Catholic publisher offering 3-Minute Retreat, books, ministry resources, articles, and educational program : () Buy a cheap copy of Losing Your Religion, Finding Your book by Brett Hoover.

A guide to helping Gen-Xers reconnect with spirituality and faith in their lives today. Describes the lifelong process of discovering both God and self and explains Free shipping over $/5(3). Get this from a library. Finding your religion: when the faith you grew up with has lost its meaning.

[Scotty McLennan] -- A guide to re-invigorating a lackluster spiritual life illustrates six stages of spiritual development--magic, reality, dependence, independence, interdependence, and unity.

Finding Your Life’s Purpose is an invitation to a new way of being, free from conditioned patterns of reactivity and unhappiness, and aligned with the greater intelligence of the universe itself.

© Eckhart Tolle (P) Eckhart Teachings. Religion Test: What Religion Should You Be? Do you believe in God?

Are you a spiritual person but find that your religion is lacking? Maybe you want to consider another faith or reaffirm your beliefs? Take this quiz to find out which religion may best suit you.Humans inherited sinfulness, or a damaged nature, or tendency to yield to Satan's temptations from Adam's and Eve's original sin against God.

Wrongdoing occurs because God gave us free will plus a weak side, or a drive to satisfy personal needs, which sometimes results in wrongful choices (and/or vulnerability to Satan's temptations).In this lively, challenging book, Brett Hoover says that the typical young-adult loss of faith is a necessary part of maturing spirituality: faith can grow only when religion is doubted, lost, and found again in a new light.

Using the metaphor of a road trip, Hoover describes the lifelong process of discovering both God and self. "Losing your religion" is just one necessary obstacle on the.