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Heart and Mind Key 5: The Four-Gospel Journey & Sunday Reading Cycle | Alexander Shaia

Mike’s note: This week, Alexander Shaia takes over the blog! He’s sharing his insights gleaned from a lifetime of studying (and living) personal transformation, closely based on his explosive book Heart and Mind. Enjoy!  In 315 CE, Emperor Constantine legalized Christianity. As Roman oppression lifted, communication became easier among various Christian communities; as a result, Christians […]

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Heart and Mind Key 4: The Way—A Fourfold Journey of Transformation | Alexander Shaia

Mike’s note: This week, Alexander Shaia takes over the blog! He’s sharing his insights gleaned from a lifetime of studying (and living) personal transformation, closely based on his explosive book Heart and Mind. Enjoy!  Early believers in Jesus the Christ called themselves Followers of The Way. We have tended to understand this identification as generic: simply […]

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Heart and Mind Key 3: Four Historical Dilemmas + The Gospel of Here and Now | Alexander Shaia

Mike’s note: This week, Alexander Shaia takes over the blog! He’s sharing his insights gleaned from a lifetime of studying (and living) personal transformation, closely based on his explosive book Heart and Mind. Enjoy!  The element we’ll discuss today is of enormous significance, providing the reasons why these specific gospels, with their specific ‘discrepancies,’ were composed. […]

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Rethinking the Bible – Faith, Doubt, and Seven Nonviolent Stories | Anthony Bartlett

Mike’s note: This is a Speakeasy-inspired guest-post from Seven Stories: How to Study and Teach the Nonviolent Bible, by my dear friend Anthony Bartlett.  Many Christians have to go through a time and experience of atheism, because the God we have been taught to believe in does not exist. – Richard Rohr, apocryphally I’ve been a student […]

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