Can we have one without the other? Possibly not. These may be polar opposites which only find expression when both are possible.
The Eastern idea of "no-self" is confusing to Westerners, but I think the same concept can be found in our Western traditions, just known by different terms.
A new translation of Jesus' words about marriage and the resurrection.
A prayer for Mormonism, and for Mormons.
A famous quote from St. Augustine's Confessions, newly translated.
The Son's decisions and power to act come from the Father, the Source, the One.
We often have a literal conception of Jesus' return, but the spiritual-mystical realization infinitely outshines it.
The "new" union-covenant with God is found inward, not outward.
Jesus became a symbol of the "Lamb of God," the flip side of the "scapegoat" of the egoic enemy.
Paul writes about Love.