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A Make-good With the Mystics: Hear the Matthew Fox Interview

MatthewFoxSmallPicWe finally caught up with author Matthew Fox, and last week’s long-awaited interview didn’t disappoint. As you probably know, Matthew Fox became an Episcopal priest after being expelled from the Catholic Church by Cardinal Ratzinger, who later became Pope Benedict XVI. He discussed his latest book “Meister Eckhart: A Mystic Warrior for Our Times, and he gave us some examples of the controversial viewpoints that put him at odds with the church hierarchy. You can hear the show by clicking on the BlogTalkRadio logo below.



Here are some of the talking points from the show:

  • The meaning of Christian Spirituality
  • Christian Spirituality and the scriptural story of creation
  • Meister Eckhart on the women’s movement of his time (the Beguines)
  • Matthew Fox’s expulsion from the Catholic Church
  • On the new Pope and chances of change in the church
  • On Matthew Fox’s call for a new Reformation
  • Contemplatives and community building
  • Eckhart, interfaith, and today’s Islam
  • The historical Jesus and Jesus as “God”


JohnK 9-2-2014

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