Books / Material Covered in this Study Guide:
Soul Stories by Gary Zukav
Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography by John Dominic Crossan
The Silence of Jesus by James Breech
The Religions of Man : Chapters on Islam and Judaism by Huston Smith
The Wounded Healer by Henri Nouwen
What was your favorite soul story? What was your reaction to it?
Did you see the emphasis on the spirit and the non-physical? What is the message here?
Do you think the Universe is alive and compassionate?
According to Zukav, the ideas of Eden and the Fall, Heaven, Reincarnation, and Purgatory all try to explain why there seems to be such a lack of justice in our circumstances and why there is innocent suffering. Can you see the idea of reincarnation in a non-literal way?