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Four segments on religion. In "Self-Acceptance," Swami Dayananda suggests that we confuse our true self with our physical bodies. In "States of Grace," Charlene Spretnak discusses Buddhism, native American spirituality, goddess worship, Christianity, Judism and Islam. In "Human Nature and the Divine," David Steindl-Rast, PhD. suggests that the genuine spiritual tradition of all religions encourages the cultivation of independent action and conscience. In the final segment, "The Gospel According to Jesus," Stephen Mitchell compares the teachings of Jesus to the spiritual traditions found in Buddhism.


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Available on VHS
Running time 120 minutes.

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Religion, New Age, Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism

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