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Religious Naturalism

Jim Millar

A religion old or new, that stressed the magnificence of the universe as revealed by modern science, might be able to draw forth reserves of reverence and awe hardly tapped by the conventional faiths. Sooner or later such a religion will emerge. — Carl Sagan. Pale Blue Dot: a Vision of the Human Future in Space (1994)

Religious Naturalism is an approach to spirituality which rejects super naturalism. Instead, it draws its inspiration from the natural world as revealed by modern science and from the humanities. Today I shall explore this paradigm, why it is important for me and how it fits with Unitarianism.

Jim Millar is a member of Glasgow Unitarian Church

Earlier Event: 6 May
The Nag Hammadi Scrolls
Later Event: 20 May