World Spirituality

Welcome. The information on this website is intended to foster understanding between people with different spiritual beliefs. We offer a wealth of information on a wide variety of spiritual topics, ranging from Spiritual Concepts of a General Nature to primarily historical works on Christianity, Earth-Based Religions, and Eastern Religions and Beliefs.

There are a number of excellent full-text works on this site, including As a Man Thinketh, The History of Spiritualism, Paradoxes of Catholicism, The Path to Prosperity, Oriental Religions and Christianity, A Portraiture of Quakerism, Preaching and Paganism, History of the Catholic Church, and The Way of Peace


Home and the Home-Maker
Although home means love, yet love alone may not insure happiness. In addition to love, without which a true home can not exist, we select four essential requisites to make home life useful and happy. These are intelligence, unselfishness, attractiveness, and religion. Read more . . .


Nothing on earth can resist an absolutely nonresistant person. The Chinese say that water is the most powerful element, because it is perfectly nonresistant. It can wear away a rock, and sweep all before it. Read more . . .


A Sufi Message of Spiritual Liberty
We may ask: why we should worship God, and whether the theoretical knowledge of His law in nature is not sufficient For the highest realization. The answer is: no. Theoretical knowledge of a subject can never take the place of experience, which is necessary for realization. Written music cannot entertain us unless it is played, nor the description of perfume delight our senses unless we smell it, no recipes of the most delicious dishes satisfy our hunger. Read more . . .



Some Interesting Reading:

Nature of Christian Ethics
The Doctrine and Practice of Yoga
Father Solanus Prayer
Bushido, The Soul of Japan



"Question with boldness even the existence of God; because if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear."
-- Thomas Jefferson

"There is but one religion, the religion of Truth."
-- James Allen

In fact, few questions are more clearly defined in Holy Scripture than that of religious celibacy. St. Paul, in the 7th chapter of the First Epistle to the Corinthians, says: "I would have you without solicitude. He who is unmarried careth for the things of the Lord, how he may please God; but he who is married careth about the things of the world, how he may please his wife, and is divided. Read more . . .


Gnosticism lends itself to confusion (and sometimes unbridled speculation) partly owing to its antiquity, partly to the secret nature of its teachings, and partly because, as a religion, it never became an "organized" religion in the sense that other belief systems did. Read more . . .



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