Leaning into the Future through History

A historical consciousness opens us to possible action rather than to a passive acceptance of the “way things are”.

Philip Sheldrake in Explorations in Christian Spirituality

Our world is more and more fractured. A variety of historiographies dot the landscape. Now and then, one narrative threatens to dominate. How shall one choose which framing of history one follows when each claims its own logic? Here is a suggestion: choose the one which includes more and draws love’s boundaries broader.

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