Category Archives: apophatic theology

Creating a disturbance in the temple

Another talk I gave last Sunday, on the gospel story about Jesus chasing merchants and moneychangers out of the temple (John 2:13-25). I’d like to begin with the gospel acclamation: “God loved the world so much, he gave his only … Continue reading

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Transfiguration

Thoughts I shared today with friends gathered to worship at Incarnation Monastery in Berkeley. Our gospel reading today (Mark 9:2-10) shows us Jesus transfigured, talking with the prophets Elijah and Moses, that is, a prophet of Spirit and a prophet … Continue reading

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Cartesian paranoia and the real quest for truth

Matt Segall gave his readers the following in his latest blog post: “The Cartesian ego’s paranoid search for absolute certainty and formulaic Truth neglects the ambiguity of our world-in-process. The problem for the metaphysician, it seems to me, is not … Continue reading

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