Tag Archives: Christianity

“Christ” Is Another Word for Everything

The Cosmic Christ: Week 2 “Christ” Is Another Word for Everything Wednesday, April 5, 2017 When Christians defined Jesus in a small way—as a mere problem solver for sin—we soon became preoccupied with sin itself, which is a largely negative foundation. We became blind to much else going on in this world except sin and Read More »

Christ in Evolution

The Cosmic Christ: Week 2 Christ in Evolution Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Ilia Delio, a Franciscan sister and scientist, describes the positive foundation we have in the cosmic Christ: Franciscan theology on the whole . . . emphasized the incarnation as the love of God made visible in the world. [Bonaventure] did not consider the Read More »

A Bigger Story Line

The Cosmic Christ: Week 2 A Bigger Story Line Monday, April 3, 2017 Christ is the Archetype and Model for the rest of creation as Scripture clearly teaches (Ephesians 1:3-14; Colossians 1:15-20). Yet Christians have instead focused on proving that Jesus is “God,” which felt necessary to put our group out in front and to Read More »

Loving both Jesus and Christ

The Cosmic Christ: Week 1 Loving both Jesus and Christ Friday, March 31, 2017 I believe that Francis of Assisi was unique and ahead of his time for loving and relating to both the historical Jesus and the eternal Christ at the same time, surely without fully realizing what he was doing. Francis himself just Read More »

The Christ Is Bigger than Christianity

The Cosmic Christ: Week 1 The Christ Is Bigger than Christianity Sunday, March 26, 2017 And in everything that I saw, I could perceive nothing except the presence of the power of God, and in a manner totally indescribable. And my soul in an excess of wonder cried out: This world is pregnant with God! Read More »

Law of Three as Contemplative Practice

The Law of Three in Action Law of Three as Contemplative Practice Friday, March 24, 2017 Guest writer and CAC teacher Cynthia Bourgeault continues exploring the Law of Three in action. We’ve been exploring the Law of Three as a practical tool for inner and outer transformation. Its strength lies in its consistency and versatility Read More »

Unity in Diversity

Trinity: Week 1 Unity in Diversity Friday, March 3, 2017 In order to be vital and relevant, Christianity must be able to demonstrate a metaphysical core for spirituality and holiness—not merely a behavioral, psychological, or moral philosophy. A Trinitarian metaphysic, a philosophy of the nature of being, provides just such a vibrant and inherent foundation. Read More »

A Circle Dance

Trinity: Week 1 A Circle Dance Monday, February 27, 2017 You become the God you worship. In other words, your image of God creates you. If you get the image of God wrong, everything else that builds on it is going to be rather inadequate. That might seem like an overstatement, but let’s recognize how Read More »

Knowing through Loving

Trinity: Week 1 Knowing through Loving Sunday, February 26, 2017 We must begin with Trinity if we are to rebuild Christianity from the bottom up. The Trinity is absolutely foundational to Christianity because it reveals the heart of the nature of God. And yet, as Karl Rahner pointed out, it has made almost no difference Read More »

Oned with God

Dualistic and Nondual Thinking Oned with God Wednesday, February 1, 2017 Over the next few days I’d like to share insights from my fellow CAC faculty members, Cynthia Bourgeault and James Finley. I trust Cynthia and Jim because they are truly grounded in the Christian and wider wisdom Tradition, Scripture, and their own authentic experience. Read More »

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