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Create your own religion : a how-to book without instructions

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Kirtland Community College Library BL 48 .B654 2013 30775305464548 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781938875021 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1938875028 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: print
    vi, 344 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Disinformation Books, [2013]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-344).
Formatted Contents Note: A call to arms: create your own religion -- A call to arms: the sequel -- The intangibles: God -- The intangibles: death and afterlife (maybe...) -- The mother of all choices: inclusive or exclusive religions -- On a round ball floating in space: the relationship between humans, nature, and the universe -- Body and senses -- Sex, sex, and more sex -- Killing patriarchy and rewriting gender roles -- Incredible shrinking camels and Zen moons: wealth in the eyes of world religions -- Toward a global identity -- I could only believe in a God who can laugh: why religion needs to be fun -- How do we know what we know? -- On a tightrope stretched between good and evil: morality without fascism; more heart and fewer laws -- Toward a paradox-flavored consciousness.
Summary, etc.: Create your own religion is a call to arms--an open invitation to question all the values, beliefs, and worldviews that humanity has so far held as sacred in order to find the answers we need to the very practical problems facing us. Writer, philosopher, and professor of comparative religion, Daniele Bolelli, leads the reader through three thousand years of mythology, misogyny, misinformation, and the flat-out lies about "revealed truth" that continue to muddle our ability to live a peaceful life, free of guilt and shame and the ultimate fear of death." Our worldviews are in desperate need of some housecleaning," says Bolelli. "We enter the 21st century still carrying on our backs the prejudices and ways of thinking of countless past generations. What worked for them may or may not still be of use, so it is our job to make sure to save the tools that can help us and let go of the dead weight.
Subject: Religion
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