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Tag Archives: Christianity

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 »

Wolf in the Henhouse

Tradition Wolf in the Henhouse Wednesday, January 18, 2017 The word catholic comes from the Greek kata (meaning “through” or “throughout”) and holos (meaning “whole”). This word was originally used by Ignatius of Antioch as early as the year 100 to precisely include all Christians, and it is a shame that it later was used Read More »

Bias from the Bottom

Tradition Bias from the Bottom Tuesday, January 17, 2017 The vast majority of people throughout history has been poor, disabled, or oppressed in some way (i.e., “on the bottom”) and would have experienced history in terms of a need for change. The people who wrote the books and controlled the social institutions, however, have almost Read More »

Our Tricycle for Forward Movement

Scripture Our Tricycle for Forward Movement Monday, January 9, 2017 This meditation is longer than usual, but I think it will give us a solid foundation to build on in the year ahead. I want to state at the beginning the way I have formed my own pattern of interpreting Scripture. Then we can build Read More »

A New Reformation

From the Bottom Up: Introduction A New Reformation Tuesday, January 3, 2017 As I see it, religion is at its best when it leads us forward, when it guides us in our spiritual growth as individuals and in our cultural evolution as a species. —Brian McLaren [1] Yes, we live in very troubling times; and Read More »

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