Tag Archives: Robert Bellah

Sacred Space, Chosen-ness, and Perspectives on the American Past


In his classic book, The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion (1959), Mircea Eliade suggested that humanity has always sought to designate physical locations as either sacred—to be held reverent and exceptional, to be approached with respect and awe—or … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Book Review: “Socialcide®”


Socialcide®: How America Is Loving Itself to Death (A Psychospiritual Exploration). By Leo J. Battenhausen. Suwanee, GA: Faith Books and MORE, 2014. Leo J. Battenhausen, a social worker and counselor, has written a thought-provoking book on the current state of … Continue reading

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