Thursday, May 25, 2017

Thursday Thoughts - May 25


No narrative is fully explanatory and totally complete. In this sense, metanarratives do not exist. Be they scientific, theological, or philosophical – all fall short of being able to give us that much sought after “meta” that constantly escapes our grasp. And it’s a good thing it does. To live spiritual lives in this regard means to embrace the “sufficiently given,” and to let go of the dreams and illusions of that which tempts us towards the more than is available for right now.

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Living Spiritual Rhythms - May 24



Christology has spent so much time on whether and how the Christ is divine and/or human, obviously an important matter, that it has unfortunately often underplayed or at least not given enough attention to the cosmic Christ. A Christ without the cosmos is not the Christ of the biblical or natural world informers.

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Monday, May 22, 2017

From the ruins of a six literal 24 hour day creation is born a new hermeneutical adventure.





Now that we have become more aware of ourselves as part of an emerging and evolving creation nested within a vast array of galaxies, our interpretations of early Genesis are going to have to interact with this data if we are to have a better understanding of God and human origins. Our book From Evolution to Eden proposes some fresh possibilities for your consideration. Check it out.

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Friday Musings - May 19



The reality of better or worse interpretations of texts, God, selves, others, and world will always be with us, but because truth and love matter, we should aim for the better.

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Reflection for the Week - May 15

From Living Spiritual Rhythms Book 1 - p. 44

Tenacious obscurity sometimes plagues us and we’re unable to see as clearly as we would like. Groping around for illumination saturates our thoughts and feelings, and there are no easy answers to be found. We fear being excluded, alienated, and lost. Yet, living and working through the shadow of time is a continual and viable challenge, as we search for renewed light and embrace it as we are able.

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday Musings - May 12


I’d wager that Jesus would have died had he not been crucified.

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From Evolution to Eden - May 12



“Early Genesis says…” doesn’t amount to much unless one can answer the underlying question: What kinds of texts are these anyway? We aim to respond to this query in From Evolution to Eden. Check it out. Available as an ebook too!

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