Monthly Archives: June 2019

Here and Now: Early Christians

​The remaining posts in this series will be through the lens of the Christian tradition.  Upcoming posts will make selected and brief “whistle stops” in Christian history to illustrate how people have sought to live in the present moment. We … Continue reading

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Here and Now: Native American Religions

​Before changing gears in this series, I want to highlight the belief in here-and-now living found in Native American religions.  As with the other religions we have looked at, there are variations between and among tribes.  But we can see … Continue reading

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Here and Now: Islam

​Islam’s recognition of present-moment living flows from the sense of God’s comprehensive presence.  It shares this perception with other religions, but I write of it here because it is a major emphasis in Islam. The Quran describes it this way: … Continue reading

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Here and Now: Judaism

​We looked at living here and now in the Old Testament, but that does not exhaust what Judaism teaches about it.  We gain additional insights from the word ‘aschav.’ Aschav is not in the Bible.  The earliest find of the … Continue reading

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