Saturday, March 30, 2013

Maybe we just need better understanding …

… Do we need a different Jesus? - Philosophy and Life. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

… perhaps there is a Jesus tradition that might speak, and is ready to be revived. It has had an awkward relationship to mainstream western Christianity because early on it got on the wrong side of the gnostic and Chalcedonian controversies. I'm thinking of the Jesus who is variously described as the hidden, wisdom or mystery Jesus. He might speak to a world that seems increasingly conscious of a lost spiritual dimension.

This is an excellent piece, and do  read the exchange at the bottom.

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