Daily Teaching for Friday, April 19th

Believing doctrine and dogma is believing what human beings say Jesus said. In other words, such practices are several steps removed from Jesus’ teachings themselves. If we are to recover the authentic teachings of Jesus we will have to do our best to forget about doctrine and dogma and reread the actual teachings for ourselves, letting them speak to our hearts – even and perhaps especially when our understanding seems to conflict with what we have been taught.

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