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Another Name For Every Thing with Richard Rohr

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Another Name for Every Thing with Richard Rohr is a conversational podcast series on the deep connections between action and contemplation. Richard is joined by two students of the Christian contemplative path, Brie Stoner and Paul Swanson, who seek to integrate the wisdom amidst diapers, disruptions, and the shifting state of our world. Richard Rohr is a globally recognized ecumenical teacher whose work is grounded in Christian mysticism. He is a Franciscan priest and founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Another Name for Every Thing with Richard Rohr is a conversational podcast series on the deep connections between action and contemplation. Richard is joined by two students of the Christian contemplative path, Brie Stoner and Paul Swanson, who seek to integrate the wisdom amidst diapers, disruptions, and the shifting state of our world. Richard Rohr is a globally recognized ecumenical teacher whose work is grounded in Christian mysticism. He is a Franciscan priest and founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Location:

United States

Description:

Another Name for Every Thing with Richard Rohr is a conversational podcast series on the deep connections between action and contemplation. Richard is joined by two students of the Christian contemplative path, Brie Stoner and Paul Swanson, who seek to integrate the wisdom amidst diapers, disruptions, and the shifting state of our world. Richard Rohr is a globally recognized ecumenical teacher whose work is grounded in Christian mysticism. He is a Franciscan priest and founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Language:

English

Contact:

615-810-4844


Episodes

Bonus: Richard Rohr & James Finley on Turning to Teresa of Avila

9/29/2020
On this special bonus episode, we are sharing an episode of Jim Finley's show, Turning to the Mystics where Richard was recently a guest talking about St. Teresa of Avila. We hope it helps hold you over while we are busy putting the next season of Another Name for Every Thing together. The link to the transcript can be found here. Another Name for Every Thing and Turning to the Mystics are podcasts by the Center for Action and Contemplation. We’d love to hear your thoughts, comments or...

Duration:01:02:23

Embody | Alternative Orthodoxy (Conclusion)

7/25/2020
Richard Rohr, in conversation with Brie Stoner and Paul Swanson, conclude the journey through the 7 Themes of the Alternative Orthodoxy by reflecting on how these themes relate to the values of devotion, public virtue, and simplicity. The final conversation of this season enters the tension of how one embodies these themes and values out in personal and communal ways. Join us as we seek ways to better understand how we can embody our beliefs, wrestle with our shortcomings, and play with the...

Duration:00:54:19

Goal | Alternative Orthodoxy (Theme 7)

7/18/2020
Richard Rohr, in conversation with Paul Swanson and Brie Stoner, continue the journey through the 7 Themes of the Alternative Orthodoxy. The seventh theme of the Alternative Orthodoxy leads us to union: Non-duality is the highest level of consciousness. Divine union not private perfection, is the goal of all healthy religion This final theme holds the center of spiritual desire; Divine union. Join us as we share models of those who exemplify non-duality in their life, the nagging habits of...

Duration:01:11:37

Process | Alternative Orthodoxy (Theme 6)

7/11/2020
Richard Rohr, in conversation with Brie Stoner and Paul Swanson, continue the journey through the 7 Themes of the Alternative Orthodoxy. The sixth theme of the Alternative Orthodoxy introduces us to our primary teachers: The path of descent is the path of transformation. Darkness, failure, relapse, death, and woundedness are our primary teachers, rather than ideas or doctrines. This theme can be heavy to hold in ourselves and bearing witness in the experience of others. Join us as we share...

Duration:01:05:10

Transformation | Alternative Orthodoxy (Theme 5)

7/4/2020
Richard Rohr, in conversation with Paul Swanson and Brie Stoner, continue the journey through the 7 Themes of the Alternative Orthodoxy. The fifth theme of the Alternative Orthodoxy opens the door to everyone: The “separate self” is the major problem, not the shadow self which only takes deeper forms of disguise. There is a subtleness to this theme that takes some sussing out. Join us as we share personal stories that exemplify our wrestling with this theme, distinguish between the ‘shadow...

Duration:01:04:35

Ecumenical | Alternative Orthodoxy (Theme 4)

6/27/2020
Richard Rohr, in conversation with Brie Stoner and Paul Swanson, continue the journey through the 7 Themes of the Alternative Orthodoxy. The fourth theme of the Alternative Orthodoxy opens the door to everyone: Everything belongs. No one needs to be punished, scapegoated, or excluded. We cannot directly fight or separate ourselves from evil or untruth. Darkness becomes apparent when exposed to the Light. This tenet has been a hallmark of Richard’s teachings – everything belongs. Join us as...

Duration:00:58:42

Frame | Alternative Orthodoxy (Theme 3)

6/20/2020
Richard Rohr, in conversation with Paul Swanson and Brie Stone, continue the journey through the 7 Themes of the Alternative Orthodoxy. The third theme of the Alternative Orthodoxy reframes our perspective of reality: For those who see deeply there is only One Reality. By reason of the Incarnation, there is no truthful distinction between sacred and profane. The heart of this theme is about allowing what seems to be separate to become one; often through deep connective experiences of love...

Duration:01:05:52

Foundation | Alternative Orthodoxy (Theme 2)

6/13/2020
Richard Rohr, in conversation with Brie Stoner and Paul Swanson, continue the journey through the 7 Themes of the Alternative Orthodoxy. The second theme of the Alternative Orthodoxy is foundational for understanding the remaining themes: If God is Trinity and Jesus is the face of God, then it is a benevolent universe. God is not someone to be afraid of, but is the Ground of being and on our side This second theme lays the groundwork for relating to the shape of God within the Alternative...

Duration:00:54:22

Methodology | Alternative Orthodoxy (Theme 1)

6/6/2020
Richard Rohr, in conversation with Paul Swanson and Brie Stoner begin the journey through the 7 Themes of the Alternative Orthodoxy. The first theme of the Alternative Orthodoxy is the methodology that formed the remaining themes: Scripture as validated by experience, and experience as validated by Tradition are good scales for one’s spiritual worldview This foundational theme is the launchpad to whole of the Alternative Orthodoxy. Join us as we reflect on how we relate to scripture (even...

Duration:00:58:19

What is the Alternative Orthodoxy?

5/30/2020
We are back for a fourth season! Richard Rohr is once again joined by Brie Stoner and Paul Swanson to walk together through the depths of conversation, personal stories, and life in the Universal Christ. This season focuses on the 7 themes of the Alternative Orthodoxy. In this introductory episode Richard unpacks what the Alternative Orthodoxy is, where its roots can be found (spoiler: it’s the Franciscans), and how it creates a trustworthy dynamism for humanity and God. Visit...

Duration:01:02:23

Bonus: The Relationships that Shape Us

5/9/2020
In this bonus episode we find Paul Swanson and Brie Stoner in dialogue without Richard Rohr. Recorded in the Fall 2019, Richard had to jettison to a meeting in Santa Fe and encouraged Brie and Paul to record a conversation without him on relationships, work, and parenting within the lens of the Universal Christ. This episode draws from the concrete experiences of Brie and Paul as they seek to live out the values of the Universal Christ within the reality of precocious kids, demanding work,...

Duration:01:19:02

Fruits of the Universal Christ

5/2/2020
Richard Rohr, in conversation with Brie Stoner and Paul Swanson, look deeply into the ‘and’ between action and contemplation. This final discussion of Season 3 gathers and threads all of the themes of previous episodes together. This episode invites listeners to risk stepping more fully into conscious participation with the Universal Christ in both personal and collective approaches to action and contemplation. Visit cac.org/podcast to listen to season one of Another Name for Every Thing...

Duration:01:03:51

The Practice of Awe and Wonder

4/25/2020
Richard Rohr, in conversation with Paul Swanson and Brie Stoner, talk about the roles of awe and wonder play in the spiritual journey. This episode circles around the themes of creativity, music, humor, and the joy of mundanity in a Christ-soaked world. Visit cac.org/podcast to listen to season one of Another Name for Every Thing Visit universalchrist.org to learn more about the core themes of Richard’s book, The Universal Christ: How a Forgotten Reality Can Change Everything We See, Hope...

Duration:01:05:54

Universal Christ in Deep Time

4/18/2020
Richard Rohr, in conversation with Brie Stoner and Paul Swanson, talk about how Christ is present in evolution and relational time. The focus threads through the distinction between deep time and linear time, not clinging to outcomes nor becoming passive to the urgent needs of the world, and practicing resurrection in our own lives. For more podcasts from the Center for Action and Contemplation, visit cac.org/podcast Visit universalchrist.org to learn more about the core themes of Richard’s...

Duration:01:02:41

Bonus: Our Global Initiation | Part Three

4/15/2020
In this bonus episode Richard, Brie, and Paul recorded their conversation remotely from the confines of their own homes during the pandemic COVID-19. This episode is the final installment of the three-part series on this pandemic as a global initiation. This episode focuses on the final three redemptive gifts of the initiation process. Join us in conversation as we seek to live out these steps in quarantine, parenthood, practice, and contemplation. The five redemptive gifts of the initiation...

Duration:00:50:02

Emotional Buoyancy

4/11/2020
Richard Rohr, in conversation with Paul Swanson and Brie Stoner, explore how one should relate with the emotions and feelings when they arise. Leaning into how contemplation can help cultivate a right relationship with our feelings and the selfhood below the surface, the dialogue focuses on forgiveness, healthy acceptance and detachment, and emotions as messengers. Visit cac.org/podcast to check out the Center for Action and Contemplation's family of podcasts. Visit universalchrist.org to...

Duration:01:15:15

Bonus: Our Global Initiation | Part Two

4/8/2020
In this bonus episode Richard, Brie, and Paul recorded their conversation remotely from the confines of their own homes during the pandemic COVID-19. This episode is a follow-up to ‘Our Global Initiation | Part One’ (where the theme focused on the five essential messages of initiation) and furthers those messages with the redemptive hope of each initiation step. The intention was to distill all of the redemptive angles in one episode. Alas, we only got through the first two messages (Richard...

Duration:00:41:33

Environmental Awareness Rooted in Franciscan Spirituality

4/4/2020
Richard Rohr, in conversation with Brie Stoner and Paul Swanson, dig into the Franciscan roots that bear fruit for the current climate crisis. Drawing from the context of our planet’s fragility, the discussion forms around the Franciscan relational viewpoint with the bodies (planetary, human, and non-human), the role of lament, and embodying Franciscan values to be agents of healing. Visit cac.org/podcast to listen to season one of Another Name for Every Thing Visit universalchrist.org to...

Duration:01:13:47

Bonus: Our Global Initiation | Part One

4/1/2020
We'd love to have your thoughts in mind as we think about future seasons, help us out by filling out this survey: anothernameforeverything.com -- In this bonus episode Richard, Brie, and Paul recorded their conversation remotely from the confines of their own homes during the pandemic COVID-19. This episode is the first of two on how reality is initiating us into a new paradigm. This shared moment in time drew out Richard's reflections on the five essential messages of initiation. The five...

Duration:01:10:18

The World, the Flesh, and the Devil

3/28/2020
Richard Rohr, in conversation with Paul Swanson and Brie Stoner, step into the quagmire of sin and evil. With a posture of humility and openness, the discussion circulates on the relationship between incarnation, failure, redemption, and systems of power. Visit cac.org/podcast to listen to season one of Another Name for Every Thing Visit universalchrist.org to learn more about the core themes of Richard’s book, The Universal Christ: How a Forgotten Reality Can Change Everything We See, Hope...

Duration:01:17:38