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The Patristic Period

Eastern Christianity The Patristic Period Sunday, September 9, 2018 As I shared last week, the desert fathers and mothers focused more on the how than the what. Their spirituality was very practical: virtue and prayer-based. Now we turn to its parallel, the Patristic Period, which emphasized the what—the rational, philosophical, and theological foundations for the young Christian religion. This… Continue Reading The Patristic Period

My Wisdom Lineage

My Wisdom Lineage Monday, December 21, 2015 This year’s meditations have explored the traditions, texts, and teachers that have had the greatest influence on my worldview and theology. Together they compose my “wisdom lineage.” I’ve shared these elements not to persuade you that my way is the only or best path, but to illustrate that… Continue Reading My Wisdom Lineage

My Wisdom Lineage

In Our End Is Our Beginning My Wisdom Lineage Friday, January 2, 2015 As best I can discern it, my spiritual lineage has about 15 building blocks. I must begin with “The First Bible”—Creation itself. God has revealed who God is through what is: “Ever since the creation of the world, God’s everlasting power and… Continue Reading My Wisdom Lineage

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