Topic: “The greatness of Jesus: A contemplative way to look deeper at the human being and at the world”
Speaker: Padre Natale Brescianini
Date and Time: 24 August 2023 and 1:30 PM to 2.30 PM
Padre Natale Brescianini, an Italian Benedictine monk, emphasizes contemplative wisdom. His journey from studies to joining Camaldolese Benedictine Community is transformative. He's an Associate Certified Coach, collaborating with Askesis NGO for ethical business values. Through theology, coaching, and personal experience, he guides holistic corporate transformation. Residing at Monte Giove's Hermitage, he shares insights on Spiritual Intelligence, focusing on Jesus' contemplative perspective for deeper understanding of humanity and the world.
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The Greatness of Jesus and the Development of Spiritual Intelligence
In a recent video talk, a Benedictine monk and spiritual intelligence coach discussed the greatness of Jesus and how his teachings can help us to develop spiritual intelligence.
The speaker began by discussing the document "Human Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together", which was signed by Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar in 2019. This document emphasizes the importance of human fraternity and freedom of belief.
The speaker then discussed the four archetypes of spiritual teachers, as defined by the Italian philosopher Vito Mancuso: Socrates the educator, Buddha the therapist, Confucius the politician, and Jesus the prophet.
He argued that Jesus was a prophet because he had a unique way of looking at human beings and reality. Jesus' teachings can help us to develop spiritual intelligence by teaching us to love our enemies, to forgive those who have wronged us, and to see the divine in all people.
The speaker concluded by saying that we need to create a society where plurality and difference are normal, not exceptional. This is the only way to achieve true human fraternity.
Spiritual intelligence is the ability to recognize the divine in all things and to live a life of love and compassion.
Jesus was a prophet who taught us to love our enemies, to forgive those who have wronged us, and to see the divine in all people.
We need to create a society where plurality and difference are normal, not exceptional. This is the only way to achieve true human fraternity.
The implications of this talk are significant. If we are to create a more just and compassionate world, we need to develop our spiritual intelligence. This means learning to see the divine in all things and to live a life of love and compassion. We also need to create a society where plurality and difference are accepted and celebrated. This is the only way to achieve true human fraternity.
There are a number of things that we can do to develop our spiritual intelligence and to create a more just and compassionate world. Here are a few recommendations:
· Learn about the teachings of Jesus and other spiritual teachers
· Practice meditation and contemplation
· Volunteer your time to help others
· Be open to people from different cultures and backgrounds
· Stand up for what you believe in, even when it is difficult
By following these recommendations, we can all play a role in creating a more just and compassionate world.