Religion Outside The Box
The quality of being Spiritual + Religious
Without the baggage
RELIGION OUTSIDE THE BOX
A different way of thinking about religion.
Empowering you to be the authority of and to have agency over your spiritualigious live.
A community of Jews, non-Jews, Catholics, ex-Mormons, a bunch of Canadians, and occasional friend in Africa, Europe, & New Zealand who feel dissatisfied with or somewhat chaffed by organized religion.
Using the G.O.D. word to refer to (the) God (of your understanding). Nothing more. Nothing less.
Few answers. Many questions.
rB grew up on the very small island of Manhattan where he was brought up exceedingly rational — never believing in God in any traditional way.
But, asking the question why led him to rabbinical school and subsequently to work as a congregational rabbi.
Dissatisfied with the limits of organized religion (and the noxious feeling he was being paid to promote only one path) rB became a high school mathematics teacher, where he learned the importance of patience, positivity, compassion, and having someone believe in you. (All the things he thought religion was supposed to be about.)
Incorporating these lessons with wicked amounts of honesty, Rabbi Brian started a blog The 77% Weekly Newsletter — helping thousand of readers, 40/52 weeks a year to prioritize their spiritualigious lives.
rB is honored to be the clergy person in charge of ROTB.
And, he says “hi.”
Who else do you imagine is writing this copy on the web-site?
77% Weekly Newsletter
Acceptance in three simple steps.
It’s hard to wake up when the alarm goes off. Daylight saving time means that I’m back to getting dressed and taking the dogs
Five Spiritualigious Vignettes
*** 01 Dog guilt *** My sharp shout, “Hey!” scared Sparky, my beloved, small, dachshund-chihuahua mix. His little face looks up and says—I like to
Dr. Rabbi Brian Read Wrong
Those of us ordained as rabbis by HUC-JIR in May of 1998 received an email on February 3, 2023. The email was to tell us
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1. How to Deal With Impossible People 2. Rabbi Brian’s Notes About Mourning
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