Christianity After Disclosure, Part 3: The Efficacy of the Name of Jesus (Jehoshua)

Philippians 2:10 states that Jesus is the “name above all names, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth…”. This has given many mainline Christians the feeling of security in knowing that their religion is the “correct” one.  After disclosure, depending on how robust… Read More Christianity After Disclosure, Part 3: The Efficacy of the Name of Jesus (Jehoshua)

Saint Paul, The Body of Christ, and Earth’s Social Memory Complex

Richard Rohr, OFM, shares in his daily reflection today (5/21/2017) speaks about how the “law” cannot lead to transformation.  He writes: Law is a necessary stage, but if we stay there, Paul believes, it actually becomes a major obstacle to transformation into love and mercy. Law often frustrates the process of transformation by becoming an… Read More Saint Paul, The Body of Christ, and Earth’s Social Memory Complex

Christianity After Disclosure, Part 2: Jesus’ Sacrifice and Karmic Debt

In my first essay, I discussed the atonement theory that dominates most of mainline Christian thinking.  After Disclosure, the greatest need for the human family will be how to understand meaning and purpose.  As some have said, it is easier to live without food than without meaning.  One huge meaning making belief system for many,… Read More Christianity After Disclosure, Part 2: Jesus’ Sacrifice and Karmic Debt