Bruce Bode

Bruce posted 13 stories to Peninsula Daily News.
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ISSUES OF FAITH: Joseph Campbell and the origin of ‘trick-or-treat’

IN 1980-82, I had the privilege of organizing lectures for Joseph Campbell,…

  • Oct 27th, 2017 1:30am

ISSUES OF FAITH: How to begin again through forgiveness

WHAT IS NEEDED to make a new beginning? We may be instructed…

  • Sep 22nd, 2017 1:30am

ISSUES OF FAITH: Summer days and the mystery of being

ONE OF OUR greatest modern students of world mythology and religion was…

  • Aug 18th, 2017 1:30am

ISSUES OF FAITH: Simple questions lead the way to knowing one’s self

THESE “LAZY, HAZY, crazy days of summer” provide us with an opportunity…

  • Jul 14th, 2017 1:30am

ISSUES OF FAITH: Calling on Albert Schweitzer and his ‘stand to reason’

DISDAIN FOR SCIENCE, the splitting off of reason from religion, “fake news”!…

  • Jun 8th, 2017 4:16pm

ISSUES OF FAITH: Six different meanings of ‘spirit’

“SPIRIT” AND “SPIRITUAL” are slippery words, largely because they are used in…

  • May 5th, 2017 1:30am

ISSUES OF FAITH: The tectonic plates underneath apparent gridlock

WHAT CAN WE do — is there anything we can do —…

  • Mar 31st, 2017 1:30am

ISSUES OF FAITH: The mystery of being

THE FIRST FUNCTION of mythology and religion, writes scholar Joseph Campbell, is…

  • Feb 24th, 2017 1:30am

ISSUES OF FAITH: The foundations for our national faith

AS HAPPENSTANCE WOULD have it, my turn in the rotation of writers…

  • Jan 20th, 2017 1:30am

ISSUES OF FAITH: Candles of the heart

THE CHRISTMAS AND holiday season is now upon us in earnest. Will…

  • Dec 16th, 2016 1:30am

ISSUES OF FAITH: ‘To open your mind, open your heart first’

“A time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones…

  • Nov 11th, 2016 1:30am

ISSUES OF FAITH: ‘Beyond the divisions, there is a field’

There are some “holy moments” where the wholeness of things is demonstrated and felt, a unity that goes beyond partisanship.

  • Oct 7th, 2016 1:30am

ISSUES OF FAITH: The primary purpose of religion

Religion comes on the scene to bring the part back into a proper relationship with the larger whole.

  • Sep 2nd, 2016 1:30am