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Robert E. Webber

August 6, 2012: Christian Spirituality is Union with God

The heart of biblical and ancient Christian spirituality is our mystical union with God accomplished by Jesus Christ through the Spirit. God unites with humanity in his saving incarnation, death, and resurrection. We unite with God as we receive his new life within us. -Robert E. Webber, The Divine Embrace: Recovering the Passionate Spiritual Life (Grand Rapids,...
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July 23, 2012: True Spirituality is Inclusive

The whole church belongs to God, and not just part of it. We need to see the particular emphasis of our own subculture as well as that of others as a necessary and vital part of the whole. True spirituality is inclusive, not exclusive. -Robert E. Webber, Common Roots: The Original Call to an Ancient-Future Faith (Grand...
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July 2, 2012: Christ is our Spirituality

An incarnational understanding of spirituality affirms that Christ is our spirituality. It is his life, death, and resurrection that make us acceptable to God. We cannot love God with our whole heart, soul, and mind. But Christ can and has. We cannot love our neighbors as ourselves. But Christ can and has. -Robert E. Webber, Common...
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