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 of my review of the books Mother Teresa: Come Be My Light – The Private Writings of the “Saint of Calcutta” by Brian Kolodiejchuk and The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice by Christopher Hitchens. For Part One, click here.] A question arises: given that Teresa was already experiencing…
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…