My book on a theology of relationship has been published (by Wipf&Stock)! I am very happy about it and I hope that it will spark something and lay the foundation for further things. The topic of the book is my heart’s, probably even my life’s theme. Several years ago I had already published a booklet […]
Category: Spiritual Praxis
We do not only think about a relationship with God, a relationship wants to be lived – by definition it is about relating to another. These posts reflect on the “how to” – but be careful: to think about it does not mean that we have actually lived it out… Praxis needs to be practised :).
Depersonalization in everyday life… Emil Brunner adapts in his relational theology the conception of Buber (and Ebner) of an I-You vs. an I-it relationship. Simplified one can say that I-You stands for relationships and encounters in which we see the other as a truly “other” human being, as a person and not just an object. […]
Passion! The ultimate goal? If you look in magazines or look at Hollywood and Bollywood, it seems to be that way. If you look to Christian circles, especially evangelical or charismatic ones, passion for God is just as strongly emphasized. The fire must burn within you! I have always been somewhat critical of this for […]