Tag: psychology

  • Radical Christ – Integration Practice 2 – Using the Cross for personal understanding of our psyche

    From the times of Emperor Constantine and the Battle of the Milvian bridge 27 October 312 CE, the cross has come to be associated with expansionism, triumphalistic Crusades, patriarchy, and at some level this cross denotes everything that is wrong with the world right now. It would be sad if we missed the fact that […]

  • Radical Christ 15 – Follow me – with YOUR Cross

    Radical Christ 15 – Follow me – with YOUR Cross

    The Cross as a symbol has become unanimous with the Christian Church. In this video Peter explores the cross not as a Christian Brand mark or even as a Colonial Crusading Emblem, but rather as a integrative symbol of psychological healing. The cross is not intended to be expanded as a symbol of global dominance, […]

  • Radical Christ – 14 INTEGRATION Practice – “Self-enquiry”

    Radical Christ – 14 INTEGRATION Practice – “Self-enquiry”

    Accompanying the Radical Christ Journey – Peter offers a series of Integration Practices to help move Information, through integration, to personal transformation.In the first practice we travel to India and the little town of Tiruvanamallaihttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiruvannamalaithe home of Ramana Maharshi who taught the Advaita method of “Self Enquiry”https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-enquiry_(Ramana_Maharshi) Simply investigating “Who am I?” can bring us […]

  • Radical Christ – The Only Commandment

    Radical Christ – The Only Commandment

    “Love God and Love your neighbour” is for Jews and Christians the Greatest Commandment.This Video Explores the Radical New Ethic proposed by Erich Neumann in his Book Depth Psychology and the New Ethic. (1990)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erich_Neumann_(psychologist) Using ancient Rabinnic Midrash methods in Hebrew Translations Neumann came up with an amazing insight into what neighbour can also be […]

  • Radical Christ – Saviours and Scapegoats

    Radical Christ – Saviours and Scapegoats

    Early on in the narrative of Jesus’ ministry, the crowd want to make him King. Both occasions are after he has miraculously fed them (John 6:12-15) and extravagantly made wine from water. (John 2:23-25). In a publicist’s nightmare, on both occasions Jesus withdraws from the projection and idolization, “because he knew what was in people’s hearts”. What was it that Jesus knew?

  • The Radical Christ – The Parables of Jesus and Life

    The Radical Christ – The Parables of Jesus and Life

    The Parables were stories Jesus told about God. Could the Gospels be Parables the Church told about Jesus? Dominic Crossan thinks so.What if all our lives are parables we are telling the world and ourselves about LIFE?What is the parable that you are living? Podcast of this episode

  • A Radical Christ 10- Miracles: Signs, Wonders, Power

    A Radical Christ 10- Miracles: Signs, Wonders, Power

    In this episode we continue to explore the public ministry of Jesus as part of his whole life which left us an orienting map for our own journey.What we regard as the miracles of Jesus life were not intended to be the extraordinary and illogical events we have come to believe miracles to be.Instead these […]

  • Radical Christ 9 The Wilderness-Ravenous Hunger and Test

    Last episode we explored the wonderful Baptism of Jesus, the dove, the voice, “You are my agapeitos” (beloved child). Why, Jesus could have been the proto Trust (fund) Kid! How then does the same Spirit, (can you still see the dove?) “offer him up” to the Wilderness where the Devil and the Ravens rule? This […]

  • A Radical Christ- 6 – Phase One – Incarnation vs Excarnation

    In the sixth talk on “A Radical Christ”, Peter examines the Incarnation of Jesus and how this symbolises the return of divinity to indwelling humankind.From the dawn of consciousness humans have projected their consciousness outwards further and further from access. A kind of EX-carnation. Less and less embodied and more and more intellectual and philosophical.In […]

  • The Radical Christ 4- Pivotal Life Stages for Jesus and for Us

    The Radical Christ 4- Pivotal Life Stages for Jesus and for Us

    Jesus as the proto-typical (arche-typal) human life has in the stages of his life the experience and the cure for every human condition.