As posted here, my review of Paul Anderson’s Following Jesus: The Heart of Faith and Practice is slightly revised from the version published in Quaker Theology #25.
The gift of spiritual life, while received and acting inwardly, remains always outside us, “at hand” but beyond our grasp — the gracious presence of the Spirit, the divine relationality ….
In this post, I examine the content and the meaning, for him and for us, of George Fox’s famous “There is one, even Christ Jesus” experience.
Mother Teresa: mystical saint (Brian Kolodiejchuk), opportunistic fraud (Christopher Hitchens), neither, both?
[This is Part Two. For Part One, click here.] A question arises: given that Teresa was already experiencing the loss of God long before 1959, how could she continue to teach her nuns as she did? And as that sense of loss continued and even worsened, so that Jesus was absent for her even from…
Our little allele can’t sing alleluia.
[Most recent update: 3/2/17] No one has asked, but I will – so that I can respond with a hyperfocused mini-review: instead of working through the early section of George Fox’s Journal, as I am in my “George Fox, Metanarrator” series of posts, why not just rely on Larry Ingle’s biography of Fox, First Among…