The Death of the Mythic God: The Rise of Evolutionary Spirituality

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Hampton Roads Publishing, Jul 19, 2004 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 216 pages

Is God dead? Jim Marion says that what has really died is our myth of God, our worn-out notion of the deity in the sky, separate from us, who intervenes in our lives only when petitioned strenuously. God still exists, but we need to update our interpretation of God’s nature. The mythic sky God was never real, says Marion. It was only a concept of God, now outdated.

The real God is in the human heart, within the world, operating as the engine of evolution. God grows us from within into ever higher levels of awareness.

In a bold revisioning of contemporary spirituality, Marion, author of the acclaimed Putting on the Mind of Christ, shows us how to expand consciousness and follow the genuine path of Jesus and the world’s mystics into greater inner development.

 

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Contents

Foreword by Walter Starcke
Introduction
How God DiedA History
Acceptance of the Death of
Who Was the God Who Died?
Can We Replace the God Who Died?
Inyolutionary UnfoldmentHow Creation Comes Forth from
EyolutionThe Path to Conscious Diyinity
yisionLogicThe Consciousness of the Greens
Lessons of the Subtle RealmManifesting What Qne Needs
Causal ConsciousnessChrist Consciousness the Goal
Conclusion
Bibliography
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Jim Marion is a contemporary American mystic who studied for the priesthood and pursued divinity studies at Hartford Seminary Foundation. He is the founder of the Institute for Spiritual Awareness and the author of The Death of the Mythic God. He lives in Washington, D.C.

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