Category Archives: inter-spirituality

The Feminine in Hinduism — Syllabus

The following is the Syllabus of the course I am to teach here in Berkeley, at one of the theological schools that collectively form the ecumenical consortium GTU (Graduate Theological Union). The school that hired me is the Jesuit School … Continue reading

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Techno-logic and the Chilean miners

While the thirty-three miners (actually, one of them was Bolivian) were being hoisted up to the surface from the mine chamber, where they had been trapped for 69 days, I had my computer on and connected with the live feed … Continue reading

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The Feminine in Hinduism

This coming January, I’ll be giving a course here in Berkeley, with the title, “The Feminine in Hinduism”. Here is a short reading list: Raimundo Panikkar (ed. and transl.). The Vedic Experience, Mantramañjarī: An Anthology of the Vedas… London: Darton, … Continue reading

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Yoga and Sacrifice (Big Sur retreat)

The Hermitage known as “New Camaldoli” is on the Big Sur coast just south of Lucia, on the way to Hearst Castle. The Hermitage is very different from the Castle, which is a tourist attraction that exhibits fragments of Medieval … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin (China) & Monchanin (India)

Ursula King is an outstanding theologian and one of the best scholars to study the thought and writings of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, a French Jesuit and paleontologist, who lived for many years in China. Teilhard de Chardin wrote about … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Body and Blood

(The following is a meditation I shared with friends gathered today in our monastery; we were celebrating a feast that some Christian calendars call “The Body and Blood of Christ.”) I have had a persistent thought of Einstein’s saying about … Continue reading

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