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Tag Archives: podcast

God Alone Is Good

The challenge we face is whether we want to be better than we appear or appear better than we are. Continue Reading God Alone Is Good

Seeing Jesus Again

Somehow staying Christian is about staying in and with and through Jesus. Jesus has everything to do with it. Continue Reading Seeing Jesus Again

The Narrow Gate of Contemplation

Contemplation is a wordless resting in the presence of God beyond all thoughts and images. Continue Reading The Narrow Gate of Contemplation

Luminous Darkness, Deepening Love: Weekly Summary

On the inner journey we meet a God who interacts with our deepest selves. Continue Reading Luminous Darkness, Deepening Love: Weekly Summary

Transformed by the Dark Night

If something does not give birth to humility, and love, and dying to self, and simplicity, and silence—what can it be? Continue Reading Transformed by the Dark Night

You and God are Already One

God makes your very soul to be a relational mystery with God. Continue Reading You and God are Already One

Reading with the Divine Presence

The Scriptures are one long love letter from God. Continue Reading Reading with the Divine Presence

A Return to Devotion

We have to somehow live a life that’s connected to the heart. Continue Reading A Return to Devotion

Slaveholder Christianity

Christianity and Empire Slaveholder Christianity Thursday, October 21, 2021 Fr. Richard offers a critique of how Christianity aligned with empire and colonialism manifested specifically in the United States: The form of Christianity that has grown in the United States and spread throughout much of the world is what we have to fairly call “slaveholder Christianity.”… Continue Reading Slaveholder Christianity

Jesus and the Empire

Christianity and Empire Jesus and the Empire Monday, October 18, 2021 On his podcast “Another Name for Every Thing,” Fr. Richard discussed with co-hosts Paul Swanson and Brie Stoner what he sees as the “trajectory” of the Jesus movement and how Jesus lived a simple life of non-cooperation with the empire of his day. Paul:… Continue Reading Jesus and the Empire

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