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Heaven and Hell

Heaven Now Heaven and Hell Sunday, April 28, 2019 Lord, will only a few people be saved? —Luke 13:23 But remember, some who are now last will be first. And some who think they are first will be last. —Luke 13:30 Many of the saints said that no one is going to hell unless they… Continue Reading Heaven and Hell

At Home in the World

Primal and Indigenous Spirituality At Home in the World Wednesday, August 8, 2018 Much of indigenous spirituality exists on the edges of society without validation or integration from the government and popular culture (though it is often appropriated for commercial or selfish purposes). Native lands were largely invaded by Christian colonizers. Native peoples were forced… Continue Reading At Home in the World

Divinization

Contemplative Consciousness Divinization Monday, January 8, 2018 By God’s divine power, God has given us all the things we need for life and for true devotion that allow us to know God, who has called us by God’s own glory and goodness. In this gift, God has given us a guarantee of something very great… Continue Reading Divinization

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

The Great Spirit

Native and Celtic Spirituality The Great Spirit Tuesday, July 7, 2015 The Romans had conquered much of Europe by the time of Jesus’ birth. Yet while they ruled Britain, the Romans never occupied Ireland or parts of Scotland. This allowed the Celtic culture and Christian monks the freedom to thrive independently. They weren’t controlled by… Continue Reading The Great Spirit

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