Being and Becoming

What is Being?  Becoming. What is Becoming? Being. We cannot enter one without entering the other.

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DR. LAURENCE H. KANT (LARRY KANT), MYSTIC SCHOLAR: Engaged Mysticism and Scholarship in the Pursuit of Wisdom; Discovering meaning in every issue and facet of life; Integrating scholarship, spirituality, mysticism, poetry, community, economics, and politics seamlessly. Historian of Religion: Ph.D., Yale University, 1993 (Department of Religious Studies); Exchange Scholar, Harvard University, Rabbinics, 1983-84; M.A., 1982, Yale, 1982 (Department of Religious Studies); M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School, 1981; B.A., Classics (Greek and Latin), Tufts University, 1978; Wayland High School (Wayland, MA), 1974. Served on the faculty of Cornell University (Ithaca, NY), York University (Toronto), and Lexington Theological Seminary (Lexington, KY). Works in many languages: Ancient Greek, Latin, Hebrew, Aramaic, Syriac, English, French, Italian, German, Modern Greek (some Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish). Holder of numerous honors and awards, including The Rome Prize in Classics (Prix de Rome) and Fellow of the American Academy of Rome.

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4 Responses to “Being and Becoming”

  1. Koleoso says:

    Is it possible to get beyond the entire process of being and becoming , whcih are states of action and just be? To be without action?


    • We can only arrive at non-action by embracing action. That’s the great paradox for me. I do believe that’s possible. At least, that’s my story, and I’m sticking with it. Great comment, Koleoso.

  2. DB says:

    Then *what* is it that enters being and becoming?

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