Thursday, 1 July 2010

R Sh'muley Boteach on What's Important about Religion


Religion, the pope, and the summer of discontent - The Jewish Standard

...mainstream religion is being discredited, becoming increasingly irrelevant to the lives of modern men and women.

The main reason for the deterioration of modern faith is not its sins of commission but its sins of omission. People can forgive scandal in religion so long as, the rest of the time, religion guides and inspires them. But secular people see religion's main goal today as self-perpetuation, more concerned with its timeless institutions than with the pressing needs of its flock....

Something we religious people need to ponder

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