The Glory in Front of Us

One mark of modernity is dichotomy.  The world was split asunder when the material and the spiritual were thought, one to be here, and the other, out there…somewhere.  From theological and philosophical moves made in the 14th Century, a two-story universe was constructed.  From thereafter, faith and reason, science and religion, the natural and supernatural, […]

The True, the Good, and the Beautiful

Philosopher/theologian and organic farmer Michael Martin writes: “In the Gnostic myth, Sophia suffers in captivity (in matter, the world) awaiting her release and redemption by the soul awakened in Christ. Our own agapeic attention to creation, to the arts, to liturgy, scripture, and so forth likewise awakens Sophia and simultaneously makes present the Parousia (certainly […]