Volume 4 Issue 2 Fall 2018

Editorial 1
An Interview with William Skudlarek: Interreligious Dialogue Emphasizes an Experiential Knowledge of Other Spiritual Paths 2
1 Interconnection Framework 3
2 Identity & Interspirituality 4
3 Interreligious Dialogue of Spiritual Experience 6
4 The Dialogue of Spiritual Experience Perspectives vs. Critique and Skepticism 7
The Issue of the Sex of a Conceived Child in Islam: From the Pre-Islamic Conceptions to the Current Methods of Genetic Selection of the Sexes 8
1 Introduction 9
2 Methods 10
3 Results 10
4 Discussion 12
5 Conclusion 13
Acknowledgement 14
Notes 14
References 15
Everybody Has a Connection Experience: Prevalence, Confusions, Interference, and Redefinition 16
1 Introduction 17
2 How Many? 18
3 What is Mystical Experience? 19
4 Mystical Experience is Connection 21
5 Conclusion 21
Notes 22
References 23
Patañjali’s Kriya Yoga in the Rule of Saint Benedict 24
1 Introduction 25
2 Growth Begins with Paying Attention 26
3 Kriya Yoga 26
4 Svādhyāya 27
5 Īśvarapraṇidhāna 28
6 The Middle Way is the Sattvic Way 28
Note 29
References 29
Grand Faith 30
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