A conference for progressive religious thought & practice
7:45 PM Jul 12, 2019
Maybe the realities we face today, stark as they are, have arrived to provoke our capacity for deeper revelations, deeper unveilings, of who we are as a species and as individuals, for example our capacity to relate to the whole again. Another example is this: Why is it that all the world spiritual traditions speak so regularly of Compassion? Are the Buddha, Jesus, Isaiah, Mohammad, Black Elk and others all trying to get us to wake up to our capacity for Compassion? How do we go about that today as individuals and as communities?
Is a period of Apocalypse therefore also a period of unleashing our capacity for cosmology, ecology and compassion and in the process revealing a deeper dimension of our common humanity? How would we know we are on the right track? What are the deepest obstacles to this happening such as fear and denial and despair and how can we confront them?
Matthew Fox (b. 1940) is an internationally acclaimed spiritual theologian, Episcopal priest, and activist who was a member of the Dominican Order for 34 years. He holds a doctorate, summa cum la...