Tag: Richard Rohr

Jesus Asserts He Brings Division Between Family Members Because Wholehearted People’s Freedom Can Be Threatening

Response by Doug Esse The following is a question/response on a Facebook page dedicated to discussing Richard Rohr's work. My response follows the question below. ________ Does anyone remember if RR has ever commented or taught on the verses in Luke 12:51-53 where Jesus talks about him bringing division between family members? These verses are … Continue reading Jesus Asserts He Brings Division Between Family Members Because Wholehearted People’s Freedom Can Be Threatening

The True Self, False Self, and Liminal Space: A Conversation About Awakening

An Interview with Doug Esse and Ashton Gustafson Doug Scott, LCSW, offers a holistic counseling approach that integrates the realms of psychology and spirituality. For iPhones: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-true-beautiful-with-ashton-gustafson/id982221063?i=1000534212325 For Androids or PC: https://www.podbean.com/ew/dir-hh43z-fd1ffa0 https://open.spotify.com/episode/3VtLvmhT7T7jLYJOrwjDlz?si=6vLWpnB1SqyVajq_UlH68Q&dl_branch=1 _____________

For Christians, If the Logos Is Love, Then Jesus Is the Human Face of Love: Law of One Adjacent Spirituality

For Christians, If the Logos Is Love, Then Jesus Is the Human Face of Love: Law of One Adjacent Spirituality

Article by Doug Esse The following is my response to a friend who, like me, seeks to understand the Jesus Event through faithful study of the perennial tradition found in mystical Christianity and the Law of One. She had read my two articles: The Perennial Tradition, the Law of One, and the Jesus Event The … Continue reading For Christians, If the Logos Is Love, Then Jesus Is the Human Face of Love: Law of One Adjacent Spirituality

Hell, Heaven, Christianity, and the Way of Oneness: A Both/And Approach to an Outdated Theology

By Doug Esse The following is taken from my Facebook response to a question asked by a seeker who wondered about how theologian and renowned teacher on nondual Christianity, Richard Rohr, asserts that there is no "hell." My response was worded for readers who likely are open-minded but more comfortable within conventional belief systems. I … Continue reading Hell, Heaven, Christianity, and the Way of Oneness: A Both/And Approach to an Outdated Theology

A Letter to a Catholic Priest about the Future of Christianity: The Law of One as the Perennial Philosophy

Article by Doug Esse The following is taken from an email exchange I had with a Catholic priest about the future of Christianity. I speak about ET, reincarnation, and inner planes work as being normal phenomena for a future Christianity. This email is redacted to make sense to the reader. ________________ I would see myself … Continue reading A Letter to a Catholic Priest about the Future of Christianity: The Law of One as the Perennial Philosophy

Satan, Sin, and Scapegoating: Three Nuances of the Same Bandwidth of Consciousness

Article by Doug Esse The following is my response to a Facebook question posed in a private group called, "Richard Rohr Discussion Group." Richard Rohr is a Franciscan and a world-renown spiritual teacher, especially in non-dual Christianity. This group is composed largely of people who are newer to his thinking. https://cac.org/richard-rohr/richard-rohr-ofm/ For those familiar with … Continue reading Satan, Sin, and Scapegoating: Three Nuances of the Same Bandwidth of Consciousness

Each Person Is an Encounter of the Universal Christ

Article by Doug Esse The following is a continued email exchange by an artist friend who is learning and excited about the Universal Christ. _______ Artist Friend: Hey Doug, Thank you for your insight and guidance on this topic. I’m beginning to see why when so many spiritual teachers like Eckhart Tolle are confronted with … Continue reading Each Person Is an Encounter of the Universal Christ

Liminal Space: The Space Between the Old Room and the New Room

It seems that for me, I am almost always living from that space. It’s not necessarily comfortable at all, yet for some reason, that’s my home. I suppose that’s what being a pilgrim people means. . I’ve learned that whenever I have left an old room, and arrive at some kind of new normal later … Continue reading Liminal Space: The Space Between the Old Room and the New Room

Cosmic Christ: Christianity and the Law of One

Article by Doug Esse Abstract: This long article attempts to bridge the "apparent" gap between the metaphysics of Christianity and the Law of One material. For this author, the Law of One material is the clearest presentation of the Perennial Philosophy which undergirds all of the world's major religions.  Through the Jesus Event, the fullness … Continue reading Cosmic Christ: Christianity and the Law of One