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A Promise for All Creation

We are Easter people, and we are called to celebrate the whole earth as the body of Christ. Continue Reading A Promise for All Creation

The Envoy of Sophia

Jesus appears as the prophet and child of Sophia sent to announce that God is the God of all-inclusive love. Continue Reading The Envoy of Sophia

A Trinitarian Way of Life

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 A Trinitarian Way of Life

Compassion as Steadfast Love

Compassion Compassion as Steadfast Love Monday, September 27, 2021 Quaker author Richard Foster has long written on themes of prayer and spiritual practice. Focusing on the Hebrew word hesed, Foster explores the many ways that compassion shows up in the Hebrew Bible, both in God and in how people relate to one another: [The Hebrew… Continue Reading Compassion as Steadfast Love

Universal Salvation of All Creation

Hell, No! Universal Salvation of All Creation Wednesday, September 15, 2021 Elizabeth Johnson, the brilliant theologian, Sister of St. Joseph, and professor at Fordham University, has written extensively about the universal nature of salvation— not only for humans, but for all creation. By focusing our religious conversations on the problem of human sin and “worthiness,”… Continue Reading Universal Salvation of All Creation

A Community of Holy People

Communion of Saints A Community of Holy People Sunday, March 7, 2021 In the fourteenth century, the inspired, anonymous author of The Cloud of Unknowing taught that God in Christ dealt with sin, death, forgiveness, and salvation “all in one lump.” It is a most unusual, even homely, phrase; for me, this corporate and even mystical reading… Continue Reading A Community of Holy People

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