Christianity has blasphemed against the Spirit whenever it has recognized the Church as finished, Christianity as complete, cre» ativeness as something forbidden and sinful. For life in the Spirit can be only eternally creative, and every stop or stay in the creative dynamic of the Church is thus a sin against the Spirit. An immovable Church is a Church that is dead, that lacks the Spirit. But Christian men have taken the most holy tradition of the Church, in which man eternally creates in the Spirit, and transformed it into something static,something external to man. The life of the Church has ossified, has cooled, almost to the point of death, and it can be reborn only in man’s religious creativeness, only in the new world-epoch.

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