The Philosophy of Religion #4 A
July 1, 1971
Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, CA. (1:04:39)
Thurman beings in a hurry in order to prepare for a funeral. He mentions topics and readings relating to death before reading extensively from Man's Concerns with Death by Toynebee. Thurman notes that Christan mystics and some eastern practitioners, the self is the enemy of the individual. He discusses at length eastern and western mystic views on the self. The teachings of God and Jesus can lift us beyond the self by making more room inside us for God.