The Weekly Service Podcast
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Crowdsourced wisdom to help you reimagine a healthy, happy and sustainable life. Every week a new storyteller explores the mystery of what it is to be human, sharing ideas and inspiration to help us grow towards a truly thriving society.
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Rod Begbie | The pull towards community
The Czech Theologian Tomas Halik says that the division in our culture is not between religion and atheism but between passion and apathy; not between sets of propositions but between forms of engagement with the Other.
Rod grew up in a Christian community where the Other was primarily seen as an enemy, or something to be colonised - something to turn into the same. This is his story of his journey away from this to a vision of community built on both a shared sense of lack and a shared sense of possibility, rather than over against some Other.