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Cc0 To The Extent Possible Under Law, Scott G. Sinclair Has Waived All Copyright And Related Or Neighboring Rights To The Resurrection Of Jesus And Christian Faith: Five Conferences For The Monks Of New Camaldoli, Big Sur. This Work Is Published From: United States., Scott Gambrill Sinclair Jan 2020

Cc0 To The Extent Possible Under Law, Scott G. Sinclair Has Waived All Copyright And Related Or Neighboring Rights To The Resurrection Of Jesus And Christian Faith: Five Conferences For The Monks Of New Camaldoli, Big Sur. This Work Is Published From: United States., Scott Gambrill Sinclair

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The Christian Bible And Tribalism (Or, How The God Of Israel Became The God Of The Gentiles And Some Implications For Today: Six Lectures), Scott Gambrill Sinclair Jan 2019

The Christian Bible And Tribalism (Or, How The God Of Israel Became The God Of The Gentiles And Some Implications For Today: Six Lectures), Scott Gambrill Sinclair

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The Book Of Revelation [Course Lecture Notes], Scott Gambrill Sinclair Aug 2016

The Book Of Revelation [Course Lecture Notes], Scott Gambrill Sinclair

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An examination of the context, message, and contemporary relevance of this extraordinary final book of the Christian New Testament.

Student Learning Outcomes: Student will demonstrate a knowledge of

  1. the literal contents of the Book of Revelation
  2. the cultural and/or historical situations to which they respond, and 3) the enduring theological perspectives that appear in these responses.


The Gospel And Epistles Of John [Course Lecture Notes], Scott Gambrill Sinclair Aug 2016

The Gospel And Epistles Of John [Course Lecture Notes], Scott Gambrill Sinclair

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This course will study the major themes of John's Gospel and Epistles. It will pay special attention to the gospel's Christology and presentation of the stages in the Christian spiritual life.

Student learning outcomes: Students will:

  1. demonstrate a knowledge of the social setting and major ideas of the Johannine Epistles
  2. demonstrate a knowledge of the social setting of John's Gospel
  3. demonstrate an understanding of the Gospel's major themes, especially, its Christology and its presentation of the stages in the Christian spiritual life
  4. reflect on whether the course material is helpful in the students’ own quest for ...


The Gospels Of Matthew, Mark, And Luke And The Acts Of The Apostles [Course Lecture Notes], Scott Gambrill Sinclair Aug 2016

The Gospels Of Matthew, Mark, And Luke And The Acts Of The Apostles [Course Lecture Notes], Scott Gambrill Sinclair

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A detailed study of the New Testament gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke and of the historical Jesus. We will reconstruct the social setting of each gospel and examine the gospels' major theological themes. Then we will examine the life, teaching, death, and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth. Some attention will also be paid to the contents and message of the Acts of the Apostles.

Student Learning Outcomes: Students will demonstrate:

  1. A knowledge of the social settings of the New Testament gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke and the Acts of the Apostles
  2. a knowledge of the basic theological ideas ...


Salvation And Liberation: Revisiting An Interfaith Classic, Philip Novak Jul 2007

Salvation And Liberation: Revisiting An Interfaith Classic, Philip Novak

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"'Love the pitcher less and the water more.' This is how the Sufi poet Rumi fashioned the key to a global spirituality -- not a new religion, but a growing recognition that the religions we have are multiform containers of a single precious planetary resource, idioms of a universal spiritual grammar. It is hard to imagine a more beautiful heeding of Rumi's counsel than Thich Nhat Hanh's Living Buddha, Living Christ, a reading of Buddhism and Christianity (and, by implication, other faiths) as vast cultural-symbolic contexts for enabling human ethical maturity." ~ from the review


Search For Nothing: The Life Of St. John Of The Cross By Richard P. Hardy, Philip Novak Apr 1984

Search For Nothing: The Life Of St. John Of The Cross By Richard P. Hardy, Philip Novak

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"A new biography of such a seminal figure could hardly be anything but welcome. Yet I can only recommend Hardy's book with reservations. Though written lovingly by a professor of spirituality who seems to share John of the Cross' contemplative sensibilities, and who, moreover, has done his homework, the book remains curiously one-dimensional. In a word it lacks, depth." ~ from the article


The Dynamics Of The Will In Buddhist And Christian Practice, Philip Novak Jan 1984

The Dynamics Of The Will In Buddhist And Christian Practice, Philip Novak

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"The task of this paper is to suggest that the will-dynamics educed by Buddhist and Christian contemplative paths share fundamental structural similarities, a hypothesis which, if true, lends support to the notion of a psychologia perennis. The contemplative dimensions of Buddhism and Christianity, we will suggest, possess formally similar strategies for the attunement of the human will to its source in the Real, and attunement and dynamic balance in which both Buddhist and Christian contemplatives discover the salvation they seek." ~ from the article


Empty Willing: Contemplative Being-In-The-World In St. John Of The Cross And Dogen, Philip Novak Aug 1981

Empty Willing: Contemplative Being-In-The-World In St. John Of The Cross And Dogen, Philip Novak

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"If persons on different sides of the glove were independently to discover that bodies fall at the rate of sixteen feet per second squared, this would be taken as evidence that they had learned something about nature -- about the world and how it works. We see something like this at work in the sadhanas (spiritual paths) of St. John and Dogen. Though the Christian saint and the Zen master are leaves on quite different trees, similarities between then [sic], qua contemplatives, exist at a level profound enough to encourage the exploration of common ground. Ultimately this common ground invites us ...