Rob Bell on Awe

Christian author Rob Bell discusses the need for wonder and awe in this video production. He distinguishes between the religious urge to be “right” and the spiritual inclinations to “behold,” “taste and see,” and be alive in a “childlike” sense of possibility. He suggests that the increasingly large number of individuals who identify as spiritual, but not religious, do so because of the failure of institutional religion to cultivate wonder and awe, insteading pursuing their needs for these states on their own.

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