It seems like I still have a lot of things to learn about this matter. It's about time for me to read the Bible frequently and be familiar with all teachings I need to learn from God. I admit that I am not even familiar with the topic you've presented here, and I was left not knowing what to say. But perhaps, this is a way for me to wake up and realize that it's time for me to make some changes in life and be the son of God He wants me to be. RSS Feed. Mary of Magdala, an Inclusive Catholic Community. To discover this treasure, we must challenge ourselves to participate in the prophetic and mystical tradition that Jesus as represented. It is a far cry from our ordinary way of thinking. A tradition of both native Middle Eastern and Hebraic mysticism says that each statement of sacred teaching must be examined from at least there points of view: the intellectual, the metaphorical, and the universal or mystical.
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Why keep revising you might ask? Fragments of early Greek gospels continue to be discovered and studied, and some of these are identified as earlier, or more likely to be a record of lost originals. Now let me read you a very different translation of the Beatitudes by Neil Douglas-Klotz:.
It is filled with insight and wisdom. Ed Hoeffer. Post a Comment. Our written source for the Aramaic text is the Peshitta , which was started in the 1 st century, finalized in the 4 th century, subsequently copied in the following centuries. The Peshitta is the only version of the New Testament written in Aramaic, the language of Mshikha the Messiah and of his disciples.
I do not understand what makes these nurses think that they have a place in his life. It sounds like she's already considered marrying you and raising children in the church even with you being out of the church. I am deeply hurt and am a very lonely doctor's wife. On the other hand, if you believe God is bigger than we can imagine, and is not constrained by religious dogma, you have as good a chance as any at a happy, thriving relationship.