Jonathan Edwards And The Vegan Elect – An Unconventional Calvinist Reading, Part 1 (Tadd Ruetenik)

The following is the first installment of a two-part series. In 1895, when Myrtle Fillmore, co-founder of the Unity School of Christianity, first became a vegetarian, she said that “the appetite left me without my even thinking about it and I am sure I outgrew the demand for murdered things” (37). One realizes upon hearing […]

Psychology of Religion

Lacan As “Spiritual Director” – On The Relationship Between Psychoanalysis And Christian Mysticism, Part 1 (Mark Murphy)

The following is the first installment of a three-part series. Introduction Spiritual direction is defined as the help one gives to another in developing one’s relationship with the sacred, while the treatment of psychological symptoms is what defines  the psychological[1].  One can see the similarities between what we can call the analytic situation and the […]