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Giving Birth to God

Participation: Week 2 Giving Birth to God Friday, April 15, 2016 Many of the early teachers of the Christian Church believed in an ontological, metaphysical, objective union between humanity and God, which alone would allow Jesus to take us “back with him” into the life of the Trinity (John 17:23-24, 14:3, 12:26). This was how… Continue Reading Giving Birth to God

Paul: Week 1 Summary

Paul: Week 1 Summary: Sunday, March 6-Friday, March 11, 2016 In the spiritual journey you come to the day when you know you’re not just living your own life. You realize that Someone Else is living in you and through you, and that you are part of a much Bigger Mystery. (Sunday) For Paul, there… Continue Reading Paul: Week 1 Summary

Everything That Rises Will Converge

Paul: Week 1 Everything That Rises Will Converge Friday, March 11, 2016 In Romans 8:22, Paul says, “From the beginning until now, the entire creation as we know it has been groaning in one great act of giving birth.” Just this one line from Paul should be enough to justify a Christian belief in evolution.… Continue Reading Everything That Rises Will Converge

The Shape of the Universe Is Love

Scripture: Week 2 The Shape of the Universe Is Love Monday, February 29, 2016 In the beginning YHWH, the God of Israel, says, “Let us make humanity in our own image, in the likeness of ourselves” (Genesis 1:26). The use of the plural pronoun here seems to be an amazing, deep time intuition of what… Continue Reading The Shape of the Universe Is Love

Incarnation: Week 2 Summary

Incarnation: Week 2 Summary: Sunday, January 17-Friday, January 22, 2016 The only way I know how to teach anyone to love God, and how I myself can love God, is to love what God loves, which is everything and everyone, including you and including me! (Sunday) Jesus’ resurrection is not a one-time anomaly, but the… Continue Reading Incarnation: Week 2 Summary

From Love to Love

Incarnation: Week 2 From Love to Love Thursday, January 21, 2016 No matter what your definition, we all want resurrection in some form. And I do believe “the raising up of Jesus” (which is the correct theological way to say it, conveying a relational meaning between Jesus and God, and not a self-generated “I can do… Continue Reading From Love to Love

God Becoming

Science: Week 1 God Becoming Friday, November 6, 2015 John Duns Scotus (1265/66-1308), who made the Franciscan intuition into a philosophy, said Christ was the very first idea in the mind of God, and God, as it were, has never stopped thinking, dreaming, and creating the one, eternal Christ. “The immense diversity and pluriformity of… Continue Reading God Becoming

We Are Already One

Science: Week 1 We Are Already One Wednesday, November 4, 2015 There was no place in the universe that was separate from the originating power of the universe. Each thing of the universe had its very roots in this realm. —Brian Swimme and Thomas Berry [1] There is only Christ.  He is everything and he… Continue Reading We Are Already One

One Sacred World

Jesus: The Christ One Sacred World Thursday, March 26, 2015 Many Christians considered Christ to be Jesus’ last name instead of realizing it was the description of his cosmic role in history and arguably in all world religions. I fully believe that there has never been a single soul that has not been possessed by… Continue Reading One Sacred World

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