“Yes, we have been influenced by the New Age movement and psychoanalysis, not to forget feminism and liberation theology. Yes, many of us do not believe in sin or heaven or hell. We do not need a personal god or feel that we need to be saved through the death of Jesus. But we like to be in community, active in social justice, and searching for spirituality.”
The above is an excerpt from a letter by Maria Antony in Nova Scotia to the editor of The United Church Observer. It was passed along to me by a member of Oasis United, as words that reflected well Pat’s perspective. Mine too!