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Natural Changes In The Way We Image God

For me, behind the question of God’s existence is the question of my own existence. In other words, I begin my pondering about the existence of God with the humble recognition that I cannot claim credit for my being here. None of us can. Continue reading

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Exploring Who We Are As Spiritual and Secular

Most of the young people I know, despite having attended Catholic grade school and high school, are “Like, so done with religion.” They may describe themselves as “spiritual but not religious.” Many would probably consider themselves thoroughly secular. Continue reading

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Explorations into Spirit

A professor of mine once noted that the number of books written over the history of Christianity on the image of the Divine in the traditional sense of “Father” or “Creator” would fill whole rooms in a library. The number of books dedicated to the life story and divinity of Jesus of Nazareth as God’s only Son would equal or exceed that number. In contrast, the number of books written attempting to articulate our understanding of the third member of the Trinity, the Holy Spirit (also traditionally referred to as the “Holy Ghost”), would take up about half of a single shelf in the same library [….] Continue reading

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