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Everything Flows: God’s Breath and Human Bodies

I’ve been thinking about breath lately. Michelle Voss Roberts, in her fascinating book,¬†Dualities: A Theology of Difference, spotlights the female, medieval spiritual writer, Mechthild of Magdeburg. Mechtild was fascinated by fluidity. Water flows. Blood flows. Air flows.¬†God flows. Everything flows. Mechthild wrote, “Lord, between you and me there goes unceasingly an imperceptible breath in which [Read More…]