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Ben Riggs
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author of Finding God in the Body
author of Finding God in the Body

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Have you listened to the Finding God in the Body podcast? Here are few popular episodes you might find interesting:
* The Role of Myth in Spirituality: From Tantra to the 12 Steps
* The Role of Church in a Modern Spirituality
* The Usefulness of Religion: Exploring the Space Between Fundamentalism & Atheism
* How Trump Became The L Ron Hubbard of the Republican Party
All episodes are available on:
iTunes: http://apple.co/2jquBIF
Soundcloud: http://bit.ly/2p9XqcQ
Stitcher: http://bit.ly/2jSyeUG

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The value of religion cannot be measured by its capacity to explain away the mysteries of the material world. That is not the job of religion. Those mysteries belong to science. And the fact that large numbers of people believe that religion’s value consists primarily in that endeavor is strange. It demonstrates our limited perspective and painfully anemic grasp of truth.
In this episode of the Finding God in the Body podcast, I talk about the false dichotomy between "believer and atheist" and explore the usefulness of religion when it is employed properly.
Also available on iTunes: http://apple.co/2lK4hb4
Stitcher: http://bit.ly/2jSyeUG

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This article explores the respective roles of religion and science in our lives and explains the metric by which religion's value can effectively be measured.

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Want to schedule a Finding God in the Body workshop or retreat at your yoga studio, meditation center, or church?

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"Mythology invites us on a journey. 'I am looking for someone to share in an adventure,' Gandalf says to Bilbo Baggins. The Hobbit is not a story about an adventure. The Hobbit is an invitation to adventure. Likewise, the Bible does not tell us about God; it invites us to wrestle with God. It invites us onto a path of spiritual practice that leads to union with God, that reunites the mind and body." 

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In this episode of the Finding God in the Body podcast, I talk about the role myth plays in human spirituality. I cover everything from storytelling, to Buddhist tantra and Christian mysticism, and groups like Alcoholics Anonymous.

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Myth is an active ingredient in spirituality. It plays a vital role in everything from Buddhist tantra and Christian mysticism to storytelling and 12 Step spirituality.

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Spirituality is not immune to self-deception. This article explains how this happens, helps us identify spiritual materialism in our life, and gives some suggestions about how to deal with it.

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