Tag Archives: Moses

Awe and Surrender

Contemplative Consciousness Awe and Surrender Friday, January 12, 2018 To begin to see with new eyes, we must observe—and usually be humiliated by—the habitual way we encounter each and every moment. It is humiliating because we will see that we are well-practiced in just a few predictable responses. Not many of our responses are original,… Continue Reading Awe and Surrender

Electric Circuits

Contemplation in Action: Week 2 Electric Circuits Wednesday, July 5, 2017 Moses’ experience of the burning bush (Exodus 3:1-6) links action and contemplation as the very starting place of the Judeo-Christian tradition. His encounter is surely an inner one, but it immediately drives him outwardly, as deep inner experience tends to do. It is a… Continue Reading Electric Circuits

The Liberation Tradition

Tradition The Liberation Tradition Monday, January 16, 2017 I would like to assert that the theme of liberation is the largest frame in which to understand spirituality. The term liberation theology has a negative connotation for some people. It sounds like something heretical, leftist, or Marxist, and certainly not biblical. In real fact, it is… Continue Reading The Liberation Tradition

Action and Contemplation: Week 2 Summary

Action and Contemplation: Week 2 Summary: Sunday, May 15-Friday, May 20, 2016 Moses takes spirituality and social engagement together from the very beginning. As Moses hides his face from the burning bush, God commissions him to confront the pharaoh of Egypt and tell him to stop oppressing the enslaved Hebrews. (Sunday) “To be fully human… Continue Reading Action and Contemplation: Week 2 Summary

Liberation Theology

Bias from the Bottom: Week 1 Liberation Theology Sunday, March 20, 2016 One of the great themes of the Bible, which begins in the Hebrew Scriptures and is continued in Jesus and Paul, is called “the preferential option for the poor”; I call it “the bias toward the bottom.” We see the beginnings of this… Continue Reading Liberation Theology

Order, Disorder, Reorder

Scripture: Week 1 Order, Disorder, Reorder Tuesday, February 23, 2016 The Bible reveals the development of human consciousness and human readiness for a Divine Love Affair. The differences between earlier and later Scriptures clearly show an evolution of human capacity, comprehension, and depth of experience. Jesus, for me, represents the mature image of what God… Continue Reading Order, Disorder, Reorder

The Word Is Near

Wisdom’s Way of Knowing The Word Is Near Friday, January 16, 2015 We live in a time that can make use of the unique contribution of every era to enjoy intuitive and body knowledge, along with rational critique and deeper synthesis, thus encouraging both intelligent and heartfelt participation “with our whole heart, soul, mind, and… Continue Reading The Word Is Near

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