How wide or narrow is the scope of what is considered to be the “Doctrine” held by the Church? When does a difference of interpretation of the Creeds become heresy and who gets to decide? And why do they get to be the ones to decide?
“This weekend I attended a formation retreat where we were given the assignment to construct a “Where I’m From” poem using this template. I’m not much one for poetry, so this was a challenge. Nonetheless, I did my best. Enjoy.”
I recently finished The Deep History of Ourselves: The Four-Billion-Year Story of How We Got Conscious Brains by Joseph LeDoux. This is another in the
“As you learn more and more how God works, you will learn how to do your work.” (Colossians 1:10 MSG) I recently finished my first semester at
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“For most of my life I thought that speaking “prophetically” meant seeing the future or speaking in the role of a divinely authorized leader of a religious institution. In Jesus’s context, though, prophets most often emerged not from the leadership of the institutional political or religious class, but rather from the people, and sometimes even from outside the religious community. They were tasked with calling the institution, its leaders, and its community to repentance.”