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Embracing Holy Envy

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Embracing Holy Envy

We must embrace more holy envy and less unholy ignorance.

– Robert Azzi –

Embracing Holy Envy

“In 1985, Lutheran Bishop Krister Stendahl, in defending the building of a Mormon temple by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Stockholm, enunciated “Three Rules of Religious Understanding:” “When trying to understand another religion, you should ask the adherents of that religion and not its enemies.”‘Don’t compare your best to their worst,” and:
“Leave room for holy envy.” Stendahl challenges us to be open to recognizing elements in other religions–even those that may appear foreign or threatening–and to consider how we might wish to support, embrace, emulate or further explore those elements that might help us to deepen our understanding of our own religious traditions and more deeply connect to others: to embrace ‘holy envy.'” { read more }

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For more insight, here is an NPR article on Barbara Taylor Bradford’s book ‘Holy Envy’. { more }

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