Topic / Spirituality

God Is dead, but faith never will be

I have never made peace with the atheist label. Perhaps the word has become too vilified and tainted in misconception. Perhaps its reputation for zealous rudeness doesn’t fit my style of patient, rational persuasion. Perhaps I’m not okay with completely casting off my appreciation for the numinous. I struggle to wholeheartedly take on “atheist” without […]

‘Spirituality’: A word that makes my hackles rise

SPIRITUALITY: It’s a word that’s come flapping at me from all directions in the last month or so, most recently at a somewhat bizarre funeral in Spain of a close acquaintance, a delightful character called Surj. In his early 40s, Surj was from a Sikh background but, being a non-believer, put a great deal of […]