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When Did Jesus Become God?

[God is another name for personhood.  The Christian mutation is the development of personhood in freedom and love.] In an article on “The Emergence of Devotion to Jesus in the Early Church,” Australian theologian Anne Hunt writes: Our familiarity as Christians with Christian faith’s conviction that Jesus is divine, and that God is triune, tends to dull our appreciation of how utterly revolutionary and radical that development in the God-consciousness of Jesus’ disciples really was. They, like Jesus, were Jewish. Faithful to their tradition, they held an exclusivist monotheistic notion of God and  of devotion to God. Yet, their experience of Jesus resulted in a truly amazing change in their God-consciousness and a radical reinterpretation of their faith in the one...
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The World Will Change by Creating a New One

There is a lot of uncertainty at present with the war in the Middle East, the devastation of Ukraine, the mass shooting in Maine and the lack of political leadership…

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Science Without Religion is Like an Ocean Without Water

Teilhard de Chardin was a scientist who thought of science as a process; he found joy in exploring the unknown mysteries of matter. In a small essay on the “The Spiritual Power of Matter,” he tells the story of two travelers in the desert, one seeks spiritual truth by leaving the world, the other is lured by matter as the realm of the Absolute. To survive, he must wrestle with Matter and see what it reveals.

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Rebirthing Religion

In his most recent book, What to believe? Twelve Brief Lessons in Radical Theology, Villanova philosopher, John Caputo, lays out one of the most accessible (and witty) descriptions of radical…

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Mysticism: The Bridge Between Religion and Evolution

I have always been attracted to mystical theology. God is simply an inexhaustible mystery of love who draws me into the wonder of life. I feel at home among the…

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Whitehead & Teilhard: Convergences, Divergences, Integrations

Read more about Whitehead & Teilhard: Convergences, Divergences, Integrations. A conference in September co-sponsored by C4C.

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Faith Under-Reconstruction

I imagine my faith surrounded with “Under Reconstruction” roadsigns. I am among multitudes of “Former Christians.” We move along a broad spectrum including “new atheists,” “nones” (no religious affiliation checking…

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God 2.0 and Techno Sapien Life

The introduction of ChatGPT in November 2022 created quite a stir, as artificial intelligence can now mimic human intelligence. The ability of a machine to write an essay of complex…

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Workshop Series: Revelation in an Emerging Universe: Faith, Science, and Pastoral Ministry

If someone were to ask, “where is God?” Could you respond? Would you raise your finger in the air and point to the sky? Or would you turn the finger…

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Let’s Raise Consciousness Through Ethical Technology

My name is Kate Kristiansen and I work at the Center for Christogenesis. As a marketer, I am full of enthusiasm for the direction of our work. It is with…

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Heart of Matter: Quantum Physics

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