Tag Archives: Romans 8:28

Interfaith Friendship

Trinity: Week 3 Interfaith Friendship Monday, September 26, 2016 Trinitarian theology offers us perhaps the best foundation for true interfaith dialogue and friendship we’ve ever had, because now Christians don’t have Jesus as our primary or only trump card. This makes mutual respect and intelligent dialogue with other religions easier and much more natural. Up… Continue Reading Interfaith Friendship

Solidarity with Pain

Spirituality of Letting Go: Week 2 Solidarity with Pain Monday, September 5, 2016 Both Francis and Clare of Assisi lost and let go of all fear of suffering; all need for power, prestige, and possessions; any need for their small self to be important; and they came out the other side knowing something essential—who they… Continue Reading Solidarity with Pain

Suffering

“Might the authority of those who suffer bring the diverse cultural and social worlds together?” —Johann Baptist Metz I believe this profound question about suffering, from a modern German theologian, succinctly and precisely expresses the religious breakthrough that Christ has offered humanity. It is also foundational to understanding the unique Franciscan view of the world.… Continue Reading Suffering

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