Tag Archives: orthodoxy

Putting on the Mind of Christ

Jesus: Wisdom Teacher Putting on the Mind of Christ Monday, January 14, 2019 Guest writer and CAC faculty member Cynthia Bourgeault continues exploring Jesus as a wisdom teacher. A well-known Southern Baptist theologian quips that the whole of his Sunday school training could be summed up in one sentence (delivered with a broad Texas drawl):… Continue Reading Putting on the Mind of Christ

Learning How to Love

Alternative Orthodoxy: Week 1 Learning How to Love Tuesday, February 9, 2016 Francis’ emphasis on action, practice, and lifestyle was revolutionary for its time, just as it is now. It is the foundation of Franciscan alternative orthodoxy. For Francis and Clare, Jesus became someone to actually imitate and not just to collectively worship. Believe it… Continue Reading Learning How to Love

New Ways

Alternative Orthodoxy: Week 1 New Ways Sunday, February 7, 2016 The “alternative orthodoxy” of Francis of Assisi is of crucial importance in our age, just as it was in his own time. Above all, Francis loved God and wanted to imitate Jesus in very practical ways. In other words, it was action and lifestyle itself… Continue Reading New Ways

Alternative Orthodoxy

The Wisdom Tradition Alternative Orthodoxy Thursday, January 8, 2015 Most Christian churches have spent an awful lot of time concerned about maintaining verbal and ritual orthodoxy—the official doctrines and liturgies (when even the Roman church legitimates at least 16 forms of the Mass in all of its Eastern Rites!). We must be honest and admit… Continue Reading Alternative Orthodoxy

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