The Beloved Community is a substitute for the Christian idea of heaven, but it is broader in that it does not require a belief in the afterlife or any particular formula for salvation. But though there may not be heaven or hell awaiting us after … read more.
Topic: Beloved Community
Sufi mysticism gives us an ecstatic vision of love. Consumer culture gives us an unattainable, syrupy ideal. Can putting these traditions side by side make us better people?
Beloved Community seems like a wonderful idea — as long as it mainly includes people like us. But what if it is truly radical — and only works when everyone is included?