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10 historical developments propelling Emerging Christianity ~Richard Rohr
∙ recovery of contemplative tradition (Thomas Merton)
∙ critical biblical scholarship on a broad ecumenical level
∙ new global sense of Christianity
∙ new ability to distinguish the essentials from the incidentals in church practice & teaching
∙ broad awareness that Jesus was teaching peacemaking, simplicity, love of Creation
∙ concerned with healing and transformation of persons & society on earth as it is to be in heaven
∙ charismatic movement, experiential Christianity & a more Trinitarian theology
∙ developing spirituality & theology of non-violence
∙ new structures of community and solidarity
∙ non-dualistic thinking: a non-oppositional, contemplative mind and heart
Excerpted from: The emerging Christianity movement - Richard Rohr for what Fr. Rohr identifies as 10 historical developments that he sees propelling Emerging Christianity.
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