Tag Archives: Judeo-Christian

The Soul’s Objective Union with God

Scripture: Week 2 The Soul’s Objective Union with God Wednesday, March 2, 2016 “Let us create humanity in our own image, in the likeness of ourselves.” —Genesis 1:26 The Genesis story of the Judeo-Christian tradition is really quite extraordinary. It says that we were created in the very “image and likeness” of God, proceeding from… Continue Reading The Soul’s Objective Union with God

Love: Week 1 Summary

Love: Week 1 Summary: Sunday, December 27, 2015-Saturday, January 2, 2016 The Judeo-Christian creation story says that we were created in the very “image and likeness” of God—who is love. (Sunday) Jesus’ reality, his cross, is to say a free “yes” to what his humanity daily asks of him. (Monday) The contemplative is not just… Continue Reading Love: Week 1 Summary

Our Foundation Is Love

Love: Week 1 Our Foundation is Love Sunday, December 27, 2015 In the coming year of Daily Meditations I will be exploring a theme close to all of us—Love. (Click here to watch a short video introduction.) The most powerful, most needed, and most essential teaching is always about Love. Love is our foundation and… Continue Reading Our Foundation Is Love

Interpreting Scripture

Wisdom Lineage Summary Interpreting Scripture Thursday, December 24, 2015 I do not want you to think that these daily meditations are just my personal ideas and opinions. My ongoing education and my preaching have largely been based in the Judeo-Christian scriptures and Franciscan theology. I have often struggled with how much damage the Bible and… Continue Reading Interpreting Scripture

Spiritual Authority

Wisdom Lineage Summary Spiritual Authority Wednesday, December 23, 2015 How do we know what we think we know? How and why do I, Richard Rohr, say the things I say with any kind of authority or confidence? Why should you trust these writings? How do you know these are not just my ideas or merely… Continue Reading Spiritual Authority

The Story that Defines Us

Creation The Story that Defines Us Friday, January 30, 2015 The first book of the Bible, Genesis, is not the oldest book of the Bible. The Genesis account of creation was likely compiled in its present form as late as 500 BC, and in fact, there are at least two different accounts that you can… Continue Reading The Story that Defines Us

The Authority of What Is

In Our End Is Our Beginning The Authority of What Is Wednesday, December 31, 2014 In the coming year of Daily Meditations, I will introduce the teachers who have taught me: the individuals, traditions, and texts that have most shaped my own worldview and spirituality. On many occasions, people have asked me: “By what authority… Continue Reading The Authority of What Is

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