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Richard Rohr

Bosque Treasure #4: The Mysticism of the Morning Sky

George Peknik | Posted 10.31.2016 | GPS for the Soul
George Peknik

I just got back from another wonderful, transformational, and healing bosque experience. I feel that it was what my pastor, fellow Albuquerquean, and ...

What This Muslim Learned From a Christian Retreat

Mona Haydar | Posted 05.06.2016 | Religion
Mona Haydar

The inability to see the face of God in another or even in your enemy is what keeps us divided and is a major contributing factor for the existence of extremist groups.

Waking Up Sick

Brandon Nappi | Posted 01.21.2017 | Healthy Living
Brandon Nappi

My first impulse is resistance. I'll simply pretend that the icy pulsing around the envelope of my stomach is not happening. It's 1:48 a.m. Maybe I'l...

Richard Rohr on White Privilege

Romal Tune | Posted 01.15.2017 | Religion
Romal Tune

I've had conversations with white religious leaders about race and white privilege before but never with a contemplative Franciscan. Father Rohr expressed a desire to continue the dialogue after our visit and that's when I thought it would be a good idea to share his answers to a few questions.

How to Learn Ignorance

Cindy Brandt | Posted 10.19.2016 | Religion
Cindy Brandt

To learn ignorance requires us to get gritty and keep ourselves in contact with those we can learn from, and not surround ourselves with people to teach at.

Don't Give Me That 'Old Time Religion'

Patty Kogutek | Posted 05.26.2015 | Religion
Patty Kogutek

During this sacred Passover/Easter celebratory time, let's remind ourselves that we are called to respect one another in peace and unity. Let's embrace these values of respect, peace and unity beginning within ourselves, radiating out to all.

What Your 'False Self' Does That Your True Self Doesn't

OWN | Posted 02.10.2015 | OWN

Sometimes, it's obvious when someone isn't being their true self; other times, it can seem impossible to tell. What makes this distinction especially ...

The Real Reason We Fear Change

OWN | Posted 02.06.2015 | OWN

Contemporary theologian and author Father Richard Rohr has made it his mission to help people connect with their true selves. He believes that everyon...

One Big Reason Relationships Don't Last

OWN | Posted 02.05.2015 | OWN

Not every relationship becomes a lasting, grow-old-together love story. Whether you've got one ex or several, renowned author and theologian Father Ri...

Father Richard Rohr on Racism, Non-Dual Thinking, and Jesus Christ

Ryan Thomas Neace | Posted 04.06.2015 | Religion
Ryan Thomas Neace

As a proponent of the Perennial Tradition with a distinct Wisdom Lineage, Rohr is known for his ability to reach spiritual seekers across traditional religious boundaries. He is slated to appear on Oprah Winfrey's "Super Soul Sundays" show on February 8, 2015.

Richard Rohr: Advent As Wisdom (Video)

Travis Reed | Posted 02.02.2015 | Religion
Travis Reed

How do we prepare our minds and hearts for the coming of Christ? Often, we speak of Advent as anticipating Christ's return and Christ's arrival, but how does that take place?

The Problem With Work

Dr. Shelley Prevost | Posted 10.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Shelley Prevost

The happiest people I know intensely and relentlessly bring their full self to many activities. Although sometimes manic and stressful, they are really good at maneuvering between different circumstances with enthusiasm.

Moving Beyond Tribal Religion

Ryan Thomas Neace | Posted 08.31.2014 | Religion
Ryan Thomas Neace

Several years ago it dawned on me that most all of my spiritual heroes are unabashedly ecumenical. If you read their writings, you'll find themes of radical inclusivity, radical compassion, and radical identification.

Jesus: A Model for Living Authentically

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 09.22.2013 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

Thich Nhat Hanh tells us that in Buddhism, the energy that helps us "touch life deeply" is known as smrti, the energy of mindfulness. It's clear that Jesus is full of smrti. He allows his emotions to empower his life positively. And, he invites us to join him in this authentic way of living.

Richard Rohr: Off The Road And On To The Living School

Jamie L. Manson | Posted 05.03.2013 | Religion
Jamie L. Manson

Rohr won't simply be teaching occasional seminars in the desert. Later this year, he will welcome the inaugural class of the newly founded Living School for Action and Contemplation.

WATCH: Richard Rohr: Learning To See

Travis Reed | Posted 09.26.2014 | Religion
Travis Reed

"A good teacher teaches people how to see, not what to see." -- Richard Rohr.

Legacy: Sharing Life Lessons

Rachael Freed | Posted 09.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Rachael Freed

One significant purpose for writing our legacies is to extract the lessons we've learned from our experience, from our "stories," to pass them forward to future generations.

Every Conceivable Jesus: A Review of "Jesus Through Pagan Eyes"

Teo Bishop | Posted 08.26.2012 | Religion
Teo Bishop

Jesus not only exists in the hearts and minds of the faithful, but he is also a useful point of entry for conversations about different expressions of faith, experiences of divinity with people from many different religious traditions.

'Wild Goose': A New Kind Of Christian Revival

Posted 08.19.2011 | Religion

By Yonat Shimron Religion News Service DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) It's summer. It's hot. It's the South. That must mean it's time for an old-fashioned ca...

Life On The Edge: Understanding The Prophetic Position

Fr. Richard Rohr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Fr. Richard Rohr

A doorkeeper must love both the inside and the outside of his or her group, and know how to move between these two loves.