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Tag Archives: Body of Christ

The Earth Is Pregnant with God

Do we really believe that God dwells with us, in our lives and in the natural world of creation? Continue Reading The Earth Is Pregnant with God

Real Presence

When Jesus spoke the words “This is my Body,” I believe he was speaking about the whole universe. Continue Reading Real Presence

“It Can’t Be Carried Alone”

How can we not feel shock or rage at what is happening to the people of Ukraine? Continue Reading “It Can’t Be Carried Alone”

Sin and Salvation are Collective

God saves the whole, not merely parts. Continue Reading Sin and Salvation are Collective

An Enlightening Experience

We have tried to understand Paul, a nondual mystic, with our simplistic, dualistic minds. Continue Reading An Enlightening Experience

We Are All Christ’s Body

Humanity consistently has to face the problem of unity and diversity. Continue Reading We Are All Christ’s Body

The Trinity as Love

It’s only God in us that knows God. It’s God in us that loves God. It’s God in us that recognizes God. Continue Reading The Trinity as Love

Creating a People

Until and unless Christ is someone happening between people, the gospel remains largely an abstraction. Continue Reading Creating a People

Collective Responsibility

Life as Participation Collective Responsibility Wednesday, September 8, 2021 In my talks on Paul, I tried to show how Paul teaches that we are both saints and sinners on a corporate level—and at the same time. Our holiness lies in participating in the wholeness of the Body of Christ. As I said in my Great… Continue Reading Collective Responsibility

Mutual Indwelling

Great Themes of Scripture: New Testament Mutual Indwelling Friday, July 9, 2021 The whole movement of the Bible is toward ever-greater Incarnation and embodiment, until the mystery of mutual indwelling is finally experienced and enjoyed even here in this world, in this life, and in this body. It then becomes the banquet that we call… Continue Reading Mutual Indwelling

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