Richard Rohr, Again on Priests vs Prophets

prophet vs priest

Historically, mysticism was often seen as the opposite of prophecy. There was the prophetic strain, which was working for social justice, making a difference, solving problems, fixing the world, and bringing about the Kingdom of God. Then there were these other “mystified” people who locked themselves in hermitages and monasteries and didn’t care much about the suffering of the world. This would be the priestly strain of theology. Now we know that was a radical misunderstanding from both sides. Continue reading “Richard Rohr, Again on Priests vs Prophets”

When Will You Try Some Pork, Rabbi?

when will you try the pork

A little bit of inter-faith humour!

Why We Need Bishops