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God of Becoming & Relationship Study Guide

God of Becoming & Relationship Study GuideThe Complete Study Guide

Quotes and questions for using God of Becoming and Relationship in discussion groups, Torah study groups and adult education classes. Each chapter includes: • Concise chapter summaries to help you review essential elements from each reading. • Key terms to foster deeper understanding of Process... more

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Quotes and questions for using God of Becoming and Relationship in discussion groups, Torah study groups and adult education classes. Each chapter includes: • Concise chapter summaries to help you review essential elements from each reading. • Key terms to foster deeper understanding of Process concepts. • Supplemental quotations from biblical, rabbinic and contemporary sources to encourage you to apply new ideas to bite-sized parts of famous texts. • Discussion questions to facilitate active engagement with the text. About God of Becoming and Relationship: The Dynamic Nature of Process Theology Much of what you were told you should believe when you were younger forces you to choose between your spirit and your intellect, between science and religion, between morality and dogma: unchanging laws of nature vs. miracles that sound magical; a good God vs. the tragedies that strike all living creatures; a God who knows the future absolutely vs. an open future that you help to shape through your choices. This fascinating introduction to Process Theology from a Jewish perspective shows that these are false choices. Inspiring speaker, spiritual leader and philosopher Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson presents an overview of what Process Theology is and what it can mean for your spiritual life. He explains how Process Theology can break you free from the strictures of ancient Greek and medieval European philosophy, allowing you to see all creation not as this or that, us or them, but as related patterns of energy through which we connect to everything. Armed with Process insights and tools, you can break free from outdated religious dichotomies and affirm that your religiosity, your spirit, your mind and your ethics all strengthen and refine each other. Quotes and questions for using God of Becoming and Relationship in discussion groups, Torah study groups and adult education classes. Each chapter includes: Concise chapter summaries to help you review essential elements from each reading. Key terms to foster deeper understanding of Process concepts. Supplemental quotations from biblical, rabbinic and contemporary sources to encourage you to apply new ideas to bite-sized parts of famous texts. Discussion questions to facilitate active engagement with the text. About God of Becoming and Relationship: The Dynamic Nature of Process Theology Much of what you were told you should believe when you were younger forces you to choose between your spirit and your intellect, between science and religion, between morality and dogma: unchanging laws of nature vs. miracles that sound magical; a good God vs. the tragedies that strike all living creatures; a God who knows the future absolutely vs. an open future that you help to shape through your choices. This fascinating introduction to Process Theology from a Jewish perspective shows that these are false choices. Inspiring speaker, spiritual leader and philosopher Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson presents an overview of what Process Theology is and what it can mean for your spiritual life. He explains how Process Theology can break you free from the strictures of ancient Greek and medieval European philosophy, allowing you to see all creation not as this or that, us or them, but as related patterns of energy through which we connect to everything. Armed with Process insights and tools, you can break free from outdated religious dichotomies and affirm that your religiosity, your spirit, your mind and your ethics all strengthen and refine each other. Quotes and questions for using God of Becoming and Relationship in discussion groups, Torah study groups and adult education classes. Each chapter includes: • Concise chapter summaries to help you review essential elements from each reading. • Key terms to foster deeper understanding of Process concepts. • Supplemental quotations from biblical, rabbinic and contemporary sources to encourage you to apply new ideas to bite-sized parts of famous texts. • Discussion questions to facilitate active engagement with the text. About God of Becoming and Relationship: The Dynamic Nature of Process Theology Much of what you were told you should believe when you were younger forces you to choose between your spirit and your intellect, between science and religion, between morality and dogma: unchanging laws of nature vs. miracles that sound magical; a good God vs. the tragedies that strike all living creatures; a God who knows the future absolutely vs. an open future that you help to shape through your choices. This fascinating introduction to Process Theology from a Jewish perspective shows that these are false choices. Inspiring speaker, spiritual leader and philosopher Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson presents an overview of what Process Theology is and what it can mean for your spiritual life. He explains how Process Theology can break you free from the strictures of ancient Greek and medieval European philosophy, allowing you to see all creation not as this or that, us or them, but as related patterns of energy through which we connect to everything. Armed with Process insights and tools, you can break free from outdated religious dichotomies and affirm that your religiosity, your spirit, your mind and your ethics all strengthen and refine each other. Quotes and questions for using God of Becoming and Relationship in discussion groups, Torah study groups and adult education classes. Each chapter includes: Concise chapter summaries to help you review essential elements from each reading. Key terms to foster deeper understanding of Process concepts. Supplemental quotations from biblical, rabbinic and contemporary sources to encourage you to apply new ideas to bite-sized parts of famous texts. Discussion questions to facilitate active engagement with the text. About God of Becoming and Relationship: The Dynamic Nature of Process Theology Much of what you were told you should believe when you were younger forces you to choose between your spirit and your intellect, between science and religion, between morality and dogma: unchanging laws of nature vs. miracles that sound magical; a good God vs. the tragedies that strike all living creatures; a God who knows the future absolutely vs. an open future that you help to shape through your choices. This fascinating introduction to Process Theology from a Jewish perspective shows that these are false choices. Inspiring speaker, spiritual leader and philosopher Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson presents an overview of what Process Theology is and what it can mean for your spiritual life. He explains how Process Theology can break you free from the strictures of ancient Greek and medieval European philosophy, allowing you to see all creation not as this or that, us or them, but as related patterns of energy through which we connect to everything. Armed with Process insights and tools, you can break free from outdated religious dichotomies and affirm that your religiosity, your spirit, your mind and your ethics all strengthen and refine each other. Quotes and questions for using God of Becoming and Relationship in discussion groups, Torah study groups and adult education classes. Each chapter includes: Concise chapter summaries to help you review essential elements from each reading. Key terms to foster deeper understanding of Process concepts. Supplemental quotations from biblical, rabbinic and contemporary sources to encourage you to apply new ideas to bite-sized parts of famous texts. Discussion questions to facilitate active engagement with the text. About God of Becoming and Relationship: The Dynamic Nature of Process Theology Much of what you were told you should believe when you were younger forces you to choose between your spirit and your intellect, between science and religion, between morality and dogma: unchanging laws of nature vs. miracles that sound magical; a good God vs. the tragedies that strike all living creatures; a God who knows the future absolutely vs. an open future that you help to shape through your choices. This fascinating introduction to Process Theology from a Jewish perspective shows that these are false choices. Inspiring speaker, spiritual leader and philosopher Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson presents an overview of what Process Theology is and what it can mean for your spiritual life. He explains how Process Theology can break you free from the strictures of ancient Greek and medieval European philosophy, allowing you to see all creation not as this or that, us or them, but as related patterns of energy through which we connect to everything. Armed with Process insights and tools, you can break free from outdated religious dichotomies and affirm that your religiosity, your spirit, your mind and your ethics all strengthen and refine each other.

Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson, DHL, (www.bradartson.com) an inspiring speaker and educator, holds the Abner and Roslyn Goldstine Dean's Chair of the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies and is vice...more