Dualism 2: Embodiment

One of the most significant prophets of the new non-dualistic manner of thinking was Michael Polanyi. A chemist who began his illustrious career at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute in Berlin shortly after WWI and emigrated to England just before WWII, Polanyi was in the thick of the new scientific approach pioneered by Einstein. Einstein’s theories …

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Worship and Theology

I’ve noticed an increasing number of self-described Evangelical writers who are questioning the fundamental doctrines of the Trinity and Incarnation. I thought it was just me wandering into unsavory corners of the internet, and then I saw Aidan Kimel’s, Reading Our Way Out of the Trinity, which is a blunt, no-holds barred look at Christian …

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Truth Arising from the Touch of Jesus’ outstretched hand

I have a long history of engagement with Sunday’s Revised Common Lectionary readings. The epistle, Romans 10:5-15, is one of those texts that is deeply problematic for Protestants while at the same time one of the most beloved. In a variety of classes in both college and seminary the instructor has posed the question, “What …

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