What Is the Soul? | Jon Wortmann

July 9, 2014 3:28 PM

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What Is the Soul? | Jon Wortmann

That's what Phyllis Tickle said recently at a conference presented by the Servant Leadership School in Greensboro, NC. Dr. Tickle is the historian of American and Western religion best explaining the trends in society and what they are doing to faith and sacred community. She makes perhaps the most important point for our spiritual lives over the next century: how can we be soulful if we don't know what it is?

She told the story of leading a workshop for a gathering of priests. She asked them to write how old they were and their definition of soul on a notecard. She expected to collect a series of definitions she could post on a bulletin board. Her hope was to reveal the trends in religious thinking by de...

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