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Be Receptive (or Be Open)

The Beatitudes Be Receptive (or Be Open) Sunday, April 16, 2017 This week Cynthia Bourgeault, one of CAC’s core faculty members, reflects on Jesus’ eight blessings given in his Sermon on the Mount. If you were raised Christian, you are probably familiar with the Beatitudes (Matthew 5:1-12). They’re one of most commonly memorized texts in… Continue Reading Be Receptive (or Be Open)

Self-Emptying

The Wisdom Jesus Self-Emptying Friday, April 14, 2017 Guest writer and CAC faculty member Cynthia Bourgeault continues exploring Jesus as a wisdom teacher. Jesus teaches the art of metanoia, or “going into the larger mind.” Underlying all his teaching is a clarion call to a radical shift in consciousness: away from the alienation and polarization… Continue Reading Self-Emptying

One with God, One with Each Other

The Wisdom Jesus One with God, One with Each Other Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Guest writer and CAC faculty member Cynthia Bourgeault continues exploring Jesus as a wisdom teacher. When Jesus talks about Oneness, he is not speaking in an Eastern sense about an equivalency of being, such that I am in and of myself… Continue Reading One with God, One with Each Other

The Kingdom of Heaven

The Wisdom Jesus The Kingdom of Heaven Tuesday, April 11, 2017 Guest writer and CAC faculty member Cynthia Bourgeault continues exploring Jesus as a wisdom teacher. Throughout the gospel accounts, Jesus uses one particular phrase repeatedly: “the Kingdom of Heaven.” The words stand out everywhere. “The Kingdom of Heaven is like this,” “The Kingdom of… Continue Reading The Kingdom of Heaven

Right Practice

The Wisdom Jesus Right Practice Monday, April 10, 2017 Guest writer and CAC faculty member Cynthia Bourgeault continues exploring Jesus as a wisdom teacher. A well-known Southern Baptist theologian quips that the whole of his Sunday school training could be summed up in one sentence (delivered with a broad Texas drawl): “Jesus is nice, and… Continue Reading Right Practice

Jesus as Wisdom Teacher

The Wisdom Jesus Jesus as Wisdom Teacher Sunday, April 9, 2017 I’ve invited Cynthia Bourgeault, one of CAC’s core faculty members, to explore Jesus’ teachings over the next two weeks, drawing from her rich understanding of the ancient Wisdom Tradition. When I talk about Jesus as a wisdom master, I need to mention that in… Continue Reading Jesus as Wisdom Teacher

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