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Salvation As Liberation

In this session we focus on the first of the theories from the previous discussion which characterises our redemption through Christ in terms of liberation. At its core: Christ in his crucifixion identifies with us and shares our suffering; in his Resurrection Christ is victorious over all the powers that oppress us. The connotations this liberation has as a victory won by your leader in battle makes it rather different from moksha– an equivalent of salvation found in Indic religion which is usually translated as ‘liberation’, but means one’s individual release from the cycle of rebirth. (more…)

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Apocalypse

The Divine Council: God is adored by the heavenly host of angels.  (By Gustave Dore)

In the language of the Bible the word ‘apocalypse’ does not mean the end or destruction of the world, but a revelation from God, especially disclosures characterised by strange visions and symbolism. This is why Apocalypse, the final book of the New Testament (and thereby the Bible) is also called the book of Revelation. In this session we explore this strange text.

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Live Simply Prayer

Recommended by Peter Hardy, the prayer of CAFOD’s Live Simply campaign (more…)

Christian Creeds

The following are four different Christian creeds to comtemplate. (more…)

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