original blessing

Friends, if you were thinking about getting someone on your Christmas list (or yourself) Original Blessing for Christmas, this week is the time to do it. My publisher, Fortress, is having a 30% off sale on my book now through December 18th, plus free shipping. That means you can get the…

Happy Moltmann Monday! I’m continuing to share selections that relate to original blessing from Moltmann’s work, and this one comes from his most recent book, The Living God and the Fullness of Life. After he quotes Psalm 22:9-10, he goes on to say: Every child is born into God’s great…

It’s book release day! Original Blessing: Putting Sin in its Rightful Place has officially hit the shelves.  And while a celebratory glass of champagne is surely in order, as it turns out, a glass is also a foundational description of blessing. Here’s a sneak peek into the first chapter: We are…

Happy Moltmann Monday, all! Tomorrow is book release day (!!!), so today I want to share a selection from Ethics of Hope where Moltmann talks about the foundational definition of original blessing that I give in the book. In this paragraph, he is discussing the distinction between the image of…

Happy Moltmann Monday! I recommended The Way of Jesus Christ to someone over the weekend as a good overarching Moltmann book, so I’m choosing today’s passage from there. It comes from his chapter on the Cosmic Christ, which sounds funky but really only means the scope of Jesus in relation…

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