Original Blessing

Original Blessing

by Matthew Fox


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Here is a reissue of the critically acclaimed bestseller, named one of the "20 books that changed the world" in New Age Journal's Annual Source Book for 1995. Maverick theologian Matthew Fox provides a daring view of historical Christianity and a theologically sound basis for personal discovery of spiritual liberation.

In this revolutionary work, Fox shows how Christianity once celebrated beauty, compassion, justice, and provided a path of positive knowledge and ecstatic connection with all creation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781585420674
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/28/2000
Series: Spirituality
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 128,170
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 18 - 14 Years

About the Author

Matthew Fox is well-known for having revived the tradition of Creation Spirituality and for being a compelling voice for ecological and socially progressive causes. He is the author of 35 books, including Original Blessing, which has sold more than a quarter million copies. He is the recipient of the Courage of Conscience Award given by the Peace Abbey of Sherborn, Massachusetts. Other recipients have included the Dalai Lama, Mother Teresa, Ernesto Cardenal, and Rosa Parks. He lives in California, where he has founded the University of Creation Spirituality, and is codirector of the Naropa Institute in Oakland.

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Guest More than 1 year ago
Mathew Fox extolls the orignal blessing of creativity and bashes the demoralizing bunk of original sin which is inherited from Adam. Thank Goddess somebdoy speaks the truth!
pansociety on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This ex-Dominican theologian argues for a Christian spirituality which celebrates passion, playfulness, and ourselves as part of the earth process. He contrasts this "Creation spirituality" with the historically predominant "Fall/Redemption spirituality."