Re: Atheistic religions

Jessie Strader (jes22@COLUMBIA.EDU)
Wed, 8 Nov 1995 13:11:09 -0500

Good advice on theocentrism, Jay, but you forgot to mention us philosophical
On Tue, 7 Nov 1995, Jay Kotliar wrote:

> Besides Unitarians allowing atheists and agnostics in their ranks and of
> course Buddhists doing so, thee are also some atheistic branches of Hinduism.
> And of course Secular Humanism was declared a faith by the Supreme Court
> wasn't it.
> >From an anthropological perspective I think it is very itnersting that
> spiritual yearnings are so deep in the human psyche that that even transcend
> the need for a deity or deities. So avoid theocentrism the new bogey in
> anthropology!