The Way of Jesus Christ

Today’s selection is from The Way of Jesus Christ and includes an awesome word that you will want to know and use if you don’t already: plenipotentiary. YES! Bur first, we have to talk about those awkward demon stories… The expulsion of demons and the healing of the sick are…

Happy Moltmann Monday! As we prepare for the beginning of Lent this Wednesday, I thought I would share this lovely passage from The Way of Jesus Christ about Jesus’ relationship with the Father. The special characteristic of Jesus’ relationship to God is made clear in the ‘Abba’ prayer… In Aramaic,…

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…

Happy Moltmann Monday! Today’s selection comes from The Way of Jesus Christ in his section on the community of creation: The aggressive ethic of the modern world reflects the mentality of unreconciled human beings and their nihilistic dreams of almighty power. An ethic of reconciliation serves the common life of…

Happy Moltmann Monday! I’m currently in Chicago at the Faith Forward conference having a lovely time. Today’s excerpt comes from┬áThe Way of Jesus Christ: If we look back at the creation story told in the Priestly Writing, we find the immanent unity of creation expressed in two formulas: 1. In…

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