June 2011

A word on praise and prayer from Moltmann’s The Source of Life: The world is full of praise, for God is in this world. God is not far off, in the Beyond, but is himself the life in the world. Israel expresses this by saying that God’s Spirit, God’s Wisdom…

Happy Moltmann Monday!  Happy Pentecost!  (Could there be a better duet?!)  In honor of my favorite Christian holiday, today’s excerpt comes from The Spirit of Life p. 278ff: The early Christian experience of Pentecost is presented with metaphors about the rushing of a great wind, and a flaming fire…I am…

I’m on a quantum physics kick these days, so here’s an apt Moltmann Monday quote about creation, particles, and the fundamental unity of nature from The Way of Jesus Christ (p. 288): If all things are created by God, then a transcendent unity precedes their diversity and their historicity. It…

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