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The Growth of Society

Undoubtedly the most important contribution of the nineteenth century to the store of human knowledge is the doctrine of evolution. We know now that from time immemorial the hidden things of the spiritual world have been coming forth into manifestation in the visible universe through an orderly process of unfolding.…
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Fine Souls and Fine Society

Emerson's assertion that 'it is the fine souls who serve us, and not what is called fine society,' is a refreshing assurance to fall back upon; for when life degenerates into an idolatry of the senses, a worship of material good, and is controlled only by the sovereignty of selfishness,…
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Religion and Society

The Sanskrit word for religion is profoundly suggestive. It comes from a root which means to hold, to keep. Religion is that which holds. The Rishi who coined this word must have been one of deep insight. He saw that there is something in the world—some Power, Principle, Person, or…
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