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The New Atheists

Dr. Ron Miller speaks at the Theosophical Society in America in 2009 on The New Athiests. Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens and Sam Harris are two representatives of a new wave of atheism in the post-9/11 world. Troubled by the fanaticism threatening our world, from both some Muslims in the Middle East and some Christians in […]

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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? The New Pluralism

Dr. Ron Miller speaks at the Theosophical Society in America in 2009 on pluralism and diversity, and what factors contribute to how we deal with it. Ron references Rabbi Jonathan Sacks’ books titled Dignity of Difference and The Home We Build Together: Recreating Society. “I can be different and yet not see that difference as […]

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Sex and Spirituality

Dr. Ron Miller speaks at the Theosophical Society in America in 2008 on Sex and Spirituality. Two models of spiritual growth were in competition in the early Christian centuries. The first Ron calls “blessed participation” and it comes from the biblical tradition as understood in Judaism. The second he dubs “holy abstinence” and comes from […]

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Where is Religion in America Going?

Dr. Ron Miller speaks at the Theosophical Society in America in 2008 on Where is Religion in America Going? What will religion in America look like in 2020? No one has a crystal ball but if we look at current trends, Ron thinks we can draw some conclusions that have at least a high probability […]

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