Religious Listening

By: Joshua Kalin Busman (University of North Carolina, Pembroke) // A 2012 Pew Research Center survey found that nearly 40 percent of religiously unaffiliated people identify as “spiritual, but not religious.” In 2010, USA Today reported that nearly 72 percent of millennials would describe themselves as “more spiritual than religious.” By all accounts, the “spiritual, but … Continue reading Religious Listening

Spiritual Listening

By: Andrew Dell'Antonio (University of Texas, Austin) // Listen to the reed and the tale it tells,how it sings of separation …Whoever has been parted from his sourcelongs to return to that state of union.—Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī, The Song of the Reed, Chapter 1; trans. Kabir Helminski Islamic Middle-Eastern Sufi practice has long established … Continue reading Spiritual Listening