“Though I speak with the tongue of man and of angels, and have not charity, I am like sounding brass or a tinkling cymbal “. 1 Corinthians, chapter 13.
These words written to the Corinthians are perhaps the best known of all Paul’s writings and must surely prove the operative message to all peoples, whether they be Christian, Buddhist, Muslim, Jew or Spiritualist – they personify love. Why then are we constantly faced with the old argument ? What is the difference between Christian Spiritualism and Pure Spiritualism, or indeed the relationship?
Let us start with Jesus, the Saviour God of the Christians, born of a woman two thousand years ago. He was born a Jew, lived the life of a Jew and practiced the teachings laid down by the Jewish faith. But his inner awareness and understanding took him further for it was not love that he taught. That has been with man since he first took breath. He taught and illustrated compassion. In other words he tried to teach man about his true relationship, not only with himself, but to his brother man irrespective of color or creed.Continue Reading