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


The Second Axial Age — Are Religion and Spirituality Really Evolving?
It’s a common trope that modern religion is an attempt to impose antiquated doctrines on an age no longer in need of them. Humans have evolved, we’re told; we have outgrown all that. But what if religious teaching and spiritual practice have also evolved? Learn about the First and Second Axial Ages!
Feb 06, 1:00 PM CST – Feb 27, 2:15 PM CST


Jim Kenney 

Jim Kenney

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