Category: Religion & Philosophy

Episode 57: Interview with Rev. Dr. Matthew Fox: Coronavirus As A Spiritual Initiation

In the first chapter of his latest book, The Tao of Thomas Aquinas, Rev. Dr. Matthew Fox champions democratizing mysticism and democratizing prophesy. And what better to democratize us than a global pandemic? In this episode of the Contemplative Light Podcast, Dr. Fox talks about understanding the coronavirus as a collective spiritual initiation, albeit a baptism in fire.

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Action and Contemplation: A Celtic Perspective

Ever since Richard Rohr brought the term “action and contemplation” back into the public’s eye people have been hungry to find the balance between the two. How can we seek stillness and solitude while also addressing the pressing concerns of the world we live in? How can we deny the world while also loving our neighbor and enemy? At first glance the two seem diametrically opposed.

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Three Ways of Looking at the Human Condition With Implications for Salvation

How we view ourselves says a lot about how we imagine we might be saved. In this article, Kimberly Holman suggests that being liberated or saved implies either a problem to be resolved or something more we might aspire to. It’s like trying to get from point A to point B. How we envision this leap is directly related to how we envision ourselves.

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