Cruciformity: Cruciform Theology, Christology, and Reciprocal Kenosis

Part 2: Cruciform Theology and the Cruciform Icon
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“Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God; everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, for God is love.”
– 1 John 4:7-8

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There is a school of thought in the Christian tradition known as Cruciform Theology. This theological perspective, following Paul’s Christ hymn in Colossians (“image of the invisible God…”), essentially treats the image of Christ Crucified as an icon…

Cruciformity: Cruciform Theology, Christology, and Reciprocal Kenosis

Part 1: The Strangeness of the Particular ___________________________________________________ “He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation For by Him all things were created, both in heaven and on earth“ – Colossians 1:15-16 ___________________________________________________ The Christian faith is deeply strange. And certainly, given that it is an outpouring of human imaginationContinue reading “Cruciformity: Cruciform Theology, Christology, and Reciprocal Kenosis”

Meditation on Hope vs Faith

The Smiles of the Bathers The smiles of the bathers fade as they leave the water,And the lover feels sadness fall as it ends, as he leaves his love.The scholar, closing his book as the midnight clock strikes, is hollowand old:The pilot’s relief on landing is no release.These perfect and private things, walling us in,Continue reading “Meditation on Hope vs Faith”

Strawberries are in the ground!

We got our new precious strawberry plants into the ground! All 150 of them! Thank you so much to our volunteers, Claire and Corbin for coming out this week to lend a hand. We were blessed with a beautiful warm and sunny day and worked all day amending the soil, building new garden beds, layingContinue reading “Strawberries are in the ground!”

Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click theContinue reading “Introduce Yourself (Example Post)”

Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click theContinue reading “Introduce Yourself (Example Post)”

Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click theContinue reading “Introduce Yourself (Example Post)”