ISH in the News: Getting Serious about Spirituality and Health

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The below post appeared on the Contemplative Outreach website in fall 2014. Author: Gard Jameson, Boulder City, NV, Contemplative Outreach Coordinator, Las Vegas Anything less than a contemplative perspective on life is an almost certain program for unhappiness. – Father Thomas Keating Recently a group from Las Vegas enjoyed a gracious tour of the Texas […]

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Liturgical Healing

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Medicine has acquiesced and been using placebos for years to heal, without knowing the neuroscience of why they often work.  Religion has been using rituals for millennia to heal, without knowing how God often makes them work.  Medicine may call rituals merely placebos but the faithful believe otherwise, finding it often in their liturgies.  In […]

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Stem-Cell Houston

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Science has resolved the spirituality and health bioethics debate over using embryonic stem cells for research studies and clinical applications. Not all faiths agree on when life begins or on whether all life should be treated with equal respect.  Some say it is when the embryo is viable outside the womb.  Then when it was […]

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