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America’s Caste System

September 7th, 2020 | by Harmonist staff

In that moment, Martin Luther King Jr realized that the land of the free had imposed a caste system not unlike the caste system of India, and that he had lived under that system all of his life. It was what lay beneath the forces he was fighting in the


Racism and White Christianity

June 22nd, 2020 | by Harmonist staff

By Daniel Burke, originally published at CNN. Growing up in the South, Robert P. Jones attended Southern Baptist churches, Sunday &hellip


Failing to Adapt After COVID-19

June 18th, 2020 | by Harmonist staff

Humanity will be “finished” if we fail to drastically change our food systems in response to the coronavirus pandemic and the climate crisis, the prominent naturalist Jane Goodall has warned


Nonhuman animals and COVID-19

May 18th, 2020 | by Harmonist staff

Unless human beings get into our proper relationship with animals, similar pandemics are almost surely guaranteed to be a constant in our future


Discernment In Plague-times

April 9th, 2020 | by Harmonist staff

Each of us does the work God has prepared for us. And at present, a number of people who are used to power and dramatic, visible forms of activity are being called unexpectedly to the cloister of the home. Nearly all of us are being called to the kind of patient, steady work (caring for children, bringing groceries to the elderly) that is rarely counted in visible measures like


Embracing What the Coronavirus Has to Teach Us

April 6th, 2020 | by Harmonist staff

With or without the coronavirus we will all die at some point. Our temporal reality will collapse around us, and we will have to let go of absolutely everything. This chapter of coronavirus in our lives gives us a preview of our final moments which, in turn, demonstrates to us our devotional standing. Taking our own temperature, we must push forward in our devotional life


Everything is Out of (Our) Control

April 2nd, 2020 | by Harmonist staff

Beyond being human and pragmatically cautious, as spiritual aspirants we must be philosophically sober in the face of the coronavirus. Moments like these should cause us to turn inward



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