Tag Archives: agape

Union: The Foundation and Goal

Gender and Sexuality: Week 2 Union: The Foundation and Goal Monday, April 23, 2018 We two being one, are it. –John Donne [1] Even as we acknowledge the sacredness of gender and sex, we also need to realize that there’s something deeper than our gender, anatomy, or physical passion: our ontological self, who we are… Continue Reading Union: The Foundation and Goal

Paul: Week 2 Summary

Paul: Week 2 Summary: Sunday, March 13-Friday, March 18, 2016 “Absolutely nothing can get between us and God’s love because of the way that Jesus our Master has embraced us.” —Romans 8:39, The Message (Sunday) You and I exist inside of love, and occasionally we realize it and live out of our deepest purpose and… Continue Reading Paul: Week 2 Summary

The Four Loves

Paul: Week 2 The Four Loves Tuesday, March 15, 2016 There are many different kinds of love. Ancient Greeks had multiple distinct words for what we try to cover with our single word “love”; these include philia (friendship), eros (passion), storge (familial love), and agape (infinite or divine love). I sometimes fear that our paucity… Continue Reading The Four Loves

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