Are We Reading the Jesus Story for Inspiration –
or Incitement?

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I want to welcome you to the conversations of the second Christ Path Seminar – Cosmic Christ and the Historical Jesus.As we enter these conversations, Andrew and I both feel the time has come to urge more and more people who want to follow a Jesus path, whether singly or in tandem with other paths, to really wake up, because time is running out for our planet as we know it and our species as we know it.These are serious times - but not lugubrious times; play and celebration and prayer a … [Read more...]

Walking the Christ Path in Transformation: Fierce Compassion

Matthew Fox opens his arms in prayer at the first Christ Path Seminar

So we’ve looked at the four paths of Creation Spirituality – the awe-inspiring, wonderful cosmic oneness of the Via Positiva; the grief, loss, and letting-go of the Via Negativa; the visionary, creative birthing and problem-solving of the Via Creativa; and the fierce, inspired action of the Via Transformativa. So how do we apply these to our actions in the world?As Rabbi Heschel wrote: “There lies in the recesses of every one of us a prophet”--and of course a mystic. Charles Hocking, early ph … [Read more...]

Walking the Christ Path in Joy and Sorrow

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As we prepare to enter the second Christ Path weekend, I‘d like to begin looking at experience of  walking the four paths of Creation Spirituality as they relate to the Christ path. These four paths are very personal to me and to those who have understood them and taken them on, if you will. I believe these four paths are archetypal; I’ve seen many instances of people gaining deep insights by applying them to their unique spiritual journeys.We begin with the Via Positiva…this part of the Chri … [Read more...]


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