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Divine In-Dwelling: Invitation to a Trinitarian Theology of Religions

Divine In-Dwelling: Invitation to a Trinitarian Theology of Religions

by Bruce Alderman

Richard Rohr and Mike Morrell have written a very accessible and engaging book on a topic typically…


Added by Balder on October 30, 2016 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

Three Nows, the Future Infinitive, and Triple-Loop Awareness

Recently, a Buddhist teacher and friend of mine named Hokai posted a blog on stages and states of time awareness that invites us to take an integral perspective on what we mean by “the power of Now.”  Here is what he says:

    You know about present, right? While there are quite a few perspectives on present, including past present and…


Added by Balder on May 12, 2014 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

Virtual Reality, Integral Consciousness, and TSK

The following is a blog post from a couple years ago. I'm reposting it now because I've discovered a nice video of the virtual art installation the blog is based on, which I'll post in a reply below.

Recently, through an essay by Ron Purser (a professor at San Francisco State University and a writer on TSK, Gebser, and related topics), I was introduced to the fascinating virtual art of Char…


Added by Balder on May 8, 2010 at 1:21pm — 3 Comments

Raimon Panikkar vs. The New Atheists: The Ultimate Smackdown

In honor of Fr. Panikkar's recent passing, I am resurrecting an old blog on his work that I wrote several years ago. I wrote the blog in the context of an ongoing blogosphere debate, at the time, around the work of the so-called New Atheists and the role…


Added by Balder on April 1, 2010 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

What paths lie ahead for religion and spirituality in the 21st Century? How might the insights of modernity and post-modernity impact and inform humanity's ancient wisdom traditions? How are we to enact, together, new spiritual visions – independently, or within our respective traditions – that can respond adequately to the challenges of our times?

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