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A New Reformation: Creation Spirituality and the Transformation of Christianity

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A modern-day theologian’s call for the radical transformation of Christianity

• Echoes the Reformation initiated by Martin Luther in 1517

• Addresses the corruption and authoritarian tendencies that distinguish today’s Christian institutions from the spiritual message upon which they are founded

• Offers a new vision of Christianity that values the Earth, honors the feminine,
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Paperback, 144 pages
Published February 14th 2006 by Inner Traditions
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Five centuries ago, a monk named Martin Luther revolutionized the Christian world. He devised a new vision of Christianity in 95 theses, and nailed these theses to the door of Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany. The Reformation, as it came to be known, resulted in a schism between the Roman Catholics and what became known as Protestant Christianity.

Disgusted with the fundamentalist direction of the Catholic church (Matthew Fox was a member of the Dominican Order for thirty-four years before be
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Matthew Fox is a proponent of creation spirituality. In this book he moves toward the emerging church with a new spiritual vision that will focus not on religion, but on spirituality. He posted a new set of 95 theses that call for an end to the authoritarian, punitive tendencies that prevail in modern churches today. I believe that he will be known as one of the great prophetic voices of our time.
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This is a good book, probably too liberal for Evangelicals in America.
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Matthew Fox (born 1940) is an American Episcopal priest and theologian. He is an exponent of Creation Spirituality, a movement grounded in the mystical philosophies of medieval visionaries Hildegard of Bingen, Thomas Aquinas, Meister Eckhart and Nicholas of Cusa. His books have sold millions of copies and by the mid 1990s had a "huge and diverse following".
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