"Know thyself" is a leitmotiv throughout all great wisdom traditions. Inheriting from this principle, postmodern theories regard self-knowledge as the prerequisite to self-actualization and social transformations. While such a view is undeniably important, it cannot fully represent God's justice and equity. Indeed, it is not given to everyone to know--or just to desire--to know oneself. This book proposes a Christian alternative to human flourishing. Shifting the paradigm of the ancient wisdom that humanistic psychologists and postmodern tools continue to rely on, Christ puts the existential quest of "who we are" aside. Instead, he leads the faithful towards the actualization of their "gifts," transforming "uncreated energies" into co-creative opportunities for the betterment of their communities, organizations, and countries, regardless of who they are and how well they know themselves. Christ offers the path to the kingdom of God on Earth (proposed in this book as the "nothing" from which creation emerges) and in which everyone has a role to play with no exception.
Christ claims, "The kingdom of God is here: choose life and self-knowledge follows. Do not be afraid. I am with you "