Tag Archives: resistance

Prophets: Part Two: Weekly Summary

Prophets: Part Two Summary, Sunday, July 7—Friday, July 12, 2019 The biblical notion of justice, beginning in the Hebrew Scriptures with the Jewish prophets—especially Moses, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and Hosea—is quite different than retributive justice. If we read carefully and honestly, we will see that God’s justice is restorative. (Sunday) A prophet is one who keeps… Continue Reading Prophets: Part Two: Weekly Summary

Movie Review: The Last Jedi, or How Action & Contemplation Save the Day

Movie Review: The Last Jedi, or How Action & Contemplation Save the Day Debonee Morgan (’15) Many Star Wars fans were completely flabbergasted by the latest installment— The Last Jedi—in the film series. They were certain that “Luke would do that!” and “That’s not the way of the Jedi!” etc. Yet from a contemplative or… Continue Reading Movie Review: The Last Jedi, or How Action & Contemplation Save the Day

Rap: Resistance and Reassurance

Art: Week 2 Rap: Resistance and Reassurance Friday, May 25, 2018 We’re far more comfortable recognizing the sacred in poetry and psalms than we are seeing it in our own popular culture . . . at least I know I am. Barbara Holmes explores breath and rhythm in rap, an art form of resistance and… Continue Reading Rap: Resistance and Reassurance

The Cosmic Christ: Week 1 Summary

The Cosmic Christ: Week 1 Summary: Sunday, March 26-Friday, March 31, 2017 Franciscan philosopher and theologian John Duns Scotus taught that Christ was the very “first idea” in the mind of God. In other words, God wanted to manifest the Godself externally, so an eternal love affair could begin between matter and God who is… Continue Reading The Cosmic Christ: Week 1 Summary

The Opposition Is Never the Problem

The Law of Three in Action The Opposition Is Never the Problem Sunday, March 19, 2017 This week Cynthia Bourgeault, one of CAC’s core faculty members, continues exploring how the Law of Three can be put into action to facilitate positive change in the world. We’ve been exploring the Law of Three in a theoretical… Continue Reading The Opposition Is Never the Problem

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