Robert Nicastro

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God Within Us, Around Us, Before Us: Hope in the Divine Milieu

Dear Friends, The twentieth-century theologian, Karl Rahner, was once asked by a colleague:“Wouldn’t it be better to keep quiet about God? After all, the word has been so misused, so…

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Looking Forward to Journeying With You

Dear Friends, The fourteenth-century mystic Meister Eckhart put it best: “If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.” He knew…

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Season 2 of Hunger for Wholeness Podcast is Live

Since the time of Aristotle, philosophers have reminded us that ideas shape actions, so it matters how we think about reality, the world, and ourselves. If reality is interconnected, relational,…

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A Whiteheadian Response: The God of Persuasion

Question: “Please help me to further understand, I thought that God did not direct our lives. We made choices, those choices CREATED—God’s presence is in the creation of the choice…

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What Is Open Theism?

By way of brief overview, open theism is a contemporary mode of theological discourse that is more consonant with our present scientific descriptions of reality, as well as the central…

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Process, Prophecy, and the Theme of Justice: An Overlooked Relationship

In recent past, the prophetic corpus has gained renewed appreciation among Jews and Christians. Recognized as God’s messengers of justice, many scour the prophetic literature in search of rich and…

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What is a Closed System?

Austrian biologist Ludwig von Bertalanffy was among the first in his guild to develop the concept of an “open system,” an idea that transcended the traditional methods of the physical…

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Harnessing the Forces of Unification: Come Together, Stay Together

Question: “Can you explain the concept of “oneness”?”    As one who passionately participated in the mysterious matrix of materiality, Jesuit scientist Pierre Teilhard de Chardin recognized—in a personal and…

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Love as the Energetic Power of Union

Q: “I read/hear much ‘about’ love, especially from C4C…but I have yet to hear/understand exactly what love ‘is’ other than an overwhelming affectation. Is it “not this, not that”? Robert: …