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i want to thank Matt Landry for these excellent reflections.
Last week we concluded the identification of nineteen ‘principles of reinterpretation’ that can be used to address the traditional tenets of Western religion. Since all religions in some way address and attempt a definition of the underlying ‘ground of being’, that of ‘God’, we will begin here. 988 more words
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Part 1: Evolutionary Principles of Reinterpretation Today’s Post Last week we recognized the waning influence of religion in Western societies, and addressed the need to rethink traditional beliefs in terms of human life to tap into their wellsprings of insight and return their relevance. 1,636 more words
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Part 2: Principles from Maurice Blondel, Jonathan Sacks, Karen Armstrong, Richard Rohr and John Haight Today’s Post Last week we took a relook at the insights of Teilhard de Chardin, extracting six principles which we will employ as we move on to reinterpreting religious teaching for their relevance to human life. 960 more words
this is a good read and reflection. The technology that is evolving is stimulating social phase change and with the Covid-19 virus, we are seeing social phase change accelerated. So think about the question is the article: Is Spreading Covid-19, the New Smoking? https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/subsidizing-spread-covid-19-william-davidow/?fbclid=IwAR2MXhMzJgWYC9oRhDO1Z9y_wgvkKuomv_3tR-kb2NGAko9EvC42wF8TOw4Read more "Subsidizing the Spread of Covid-19 by William Davidow Author & Investor at Mohr Davidow Ventures"
Today the 3rd of July in 529 was The Synod of Orange. There was a group Led by the ‘Augustinians‘ of the day, (somewhat forceable group too). After exerting influence, the synod upheld Augustine’s doctrines of grace and free will while condemning the views of Semi-Pelagians, including John Cassian and Faustus of Riez. They believed the human […]Read more "Are we really semi- Pelagians and don’t know it?"
“With joy you shall draw water.” (Isaiah 12:3) How plentiful and accessible is fresh, clean water in this day and age? Are we using water in a sustainable manner, in a way that meets present needs of all people and the needs of future generations? For sustenance and continuance of life on the earth, fresh, […]Read more "“Imagine if we used $18 billion to ensure healthy tap water for all people in the US.” By Julie Peller Ph.D."
As we live in a world of change, we need to reflect on the two significant changes humans have experienced: The Agricultural revolution and the Industrial Revolution, to see how the “technology” of each era shaped and molded their thinking and actions. We should not forget the “technology” of the Agricultural and Industrial ages shaped […]Read more "Are People of Religion Social Engineers?"
This is a most excellent article to read and ponder. Think Innovation-Education-Collaboration. The tools that are necessary as we maneuver through social phase change. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/forget-stem-study-sociology-william-davidow/?fbclid=IwAR0-U98gj_vFHIhWJbqiIyFiWxU4N17Qo5XcKULhSNxgRR6WUpcne8K8Hb0Read more "Forget STEM, Study Sociology by Willian Davidow"
During this time of Covid, I hear people talking about loneliness, and I hear this, especially from my older friends. I think there is a spiritual awakening that comes with loneliness. I think when we experience loneliness is when we suddenly see the secret beauty of the hearts of those we have been with, shared […]Read more "Experiencing loneliness, a spiritual awakening"
The expansive use of plastics in modern society is due to the many different properties of these materials and their low cost. It is important to keep in mind that plastics are made from fossil fuels, petroleum and natural gas, which took millions of years to form. While just a handful of plastic polymers have been […]Read more "“Save the Fish From Plastic.” By Julie Peller Ph.D"