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Searching for Our Human Face: The Liminality of Body

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by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. The body of Christ is the transformative key. But let us step back for a moment and simply consider the strangeness of the body and the unique qualities of human…

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“O come, O come, Emmanuel”

O come, O come, Emmanuel And ransom captive Israel That mourns in lonely exile here Until the Son of God appear Rejoice, rejoice, Emmanuel Shall come to thee, O Israel O come, Thou Rod of Jesse, free Thine own from … Continue reading

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I blog–therefore I am?

Folks may have noticed that I have been blogging less over the past year than in previous years. The change is easy to explain. I have been reading challenging material (like Aquinas and Bonaventure) that really is beyond my training, … Continue reading

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Searching for Our Human Face: The Christic Body

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by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. It is interesting to note that precisely at that historical moment when the advent of nominalist individuals and the voluntarist version of freedom is presaging the rise of hostility towards…

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Searching for Our Human Face: Depths Within Depths

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by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. The lonely path is always shared. This is the secret of Christ’s Cross. The person is indeed called to a singular destiny, but that destiny is and always was paradoxically…

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Searching for Our Human Face: The Babel of Autonomy

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by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. It was well recognized amongst the early church fathers that fragmentation and the Fall went together. “Where there is sin, there is multiplicity”—Origen. “And now, we rend each other like…

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Searching for Our Human Face: The Eros of Love

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by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. Everyone born into this earth seeks the path. Each embraces some narrative that claims to tell us who we are, from whence we come and where we are going. Whilst…

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