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God-as-Nothing

“When you are art gone forth wholly from the creature [human], and have become nothing to all that is nature and creature, then you are in that eternal one, which is God himself, and then you will perceive and feel … Continue reading

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“Behold the One in all things; it’s the two that throws you off.” –An Islamic Mystic

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Perennialist Catholic or Catholic Perennialist?

I have gone back-and-forth, back-and-forth, back-and-forth about whether to use the term ‘Perennialist’ as a noun or as an adjective. For example, am I a “Catholic Perennialist” or a “Perennialist Catholic”? Or “Perennialist-Catholic,” the double-noun, which still presents the problem … Continue reading

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You

“You” is a story you and others tell yourself.

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Perennialism and Religious Institutions

If more religious institutions embraced (or at least acknowledged) perennialism, it would tremendously lesson the impression and/or reality of dogmatism, and membership would increase. Why should we care about membership? I can immediately think of a three reasons: 1. So … Continue reading

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Some Mystical Songs

Almost Like Being In Love King Cole Trio Resurrection Remy Zero My Sweet Lord George Harrison All At Sea Jamie Cullum King Without A Crown Matisyahu Upside Down Jack Johnson Connected Katharine McPhee Higher Love Steve Winwood Show Me John … Continue reading

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G.K. Chesterton’s Aversion to Perennialism

In so many of the religious dialogues I have with people, whether they be classes, sermons, discussions, or blogposts, there always seem to be one or two who disagree with me (which is welcome, of course) and they almost always … Continue reading

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Imagine That: A More-than-Christian Faith

Imagine That: A More-than-Christian Faith Justin C. Maaia Washington National Cathedral Baccalaureate Mass To the National Cathedral School Class of 2011 Look around you; to the sides of you; in front of you; in back of you. Do you trust … Continue reading

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