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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…

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Lean On The Future

Dear Friends, We are entering a season of Thanksgiving and grace in a world besieged by war and violence. There are wars within and wars without. Anxiety and fear are…

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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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Building an Internet of Love

Dear Friends of the Center, Our June fundraiser has drawn to a close and I am happy to report that we met our anticipated goal thanks to your generous support. …

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Will Christianity Survive?

March 27, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The German philosopher Frederick Nietzsche once said, we must become gods ourselves if we are to live in this world without God. Is this blasphemy or the deeper truth of the Christian…

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Why Tradition Matters

by Ilia Delio The death of Pope Benedict XVI was a significant turning point in the Catholic Church. The Vatican’s watchdog of the magisterium was a medieval scholar, a noteworthy…

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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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Soul Brothers? St. Paul and Pierre Teilhard de Chardin: Apostle to the ‘Gentiles’ of Modernity

THE TENSIONS OF CHRISTIAN HUMANISM It is the problem of Christian humanism, of how to balance the interests of God and those of human beings.  When correctly interpreted, Teilhard would…