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Inner Life: Religion, Philosophy, Spirituality 


The human quest for significance inspires this domain and its inquiry into the varieties of inner experience. We’ll encounter the great religious and spiritual paths, and the great philosophical questions; and we’ll explore the nature of religion, philosophy, and spirituality themselves. Whether you’re a seeker, a student of human nature, or both, you’ll find something intriguing here. (What follows is a listing of sample future lectures.)


  • The Abrahamic Sister Faiths: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

  • India: the Mother of Religions

  • The Wisdom of China

  • Philosophy and Science: the Great Questions

  • Exclusivism, Inclusivism, and Pluralism: Three Ways of Encountering Other Religions and Cultures

  • Creating Your Own Spiritual Path

Our Most Recent Inner Life Series
October 30-November 13
Saturdays 1:00-2:30 pm

The Real Witch Hunt...and Beyond
The Real Witch Hunt...and Beyond
A three-week excursion into the reality and the violence of the long-ago witch hunts, new religious paths like Wicca and neopaganism, and the curious modern fascination with the "good witch," so different from the imagined "Satan worshipper" of yore.
Oct 30, 2021, 1:00 PM CDT – Nov 13, 2021, 2:30 PM CST
Deepen Path
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