Empowering the Community by Inspiring Innovation . . .
The Greek word epignosis, used in the New Testament some twenty times (Strong's 1922), refers to an experiential form of Divine (or 'Spiritual') knowing. Similarly, and as a team of (urban) practitioners, we understand Ken Wilber's use of the term injunction (practice, exemplar, or paradigm) to literally mean, "if you want to know this, do this" (see: The Marriage of Sense and Soul - Wikipedia).
that their hearts may be encouraged as they are knit together in love, to have all the riches of assured understanding and the knowledge [epignosis] of God's mystery, of Christ, Colossians 2:2 (RSV) from Blue Letter Bible
Consequently, it's this process of engaging the shared collective dimensions of conscious experience that best describes our group's mission and approach to its work. In this same regard then, we subsequently ascribe to an integral meta-methodological framework reflected in various models including Theory U, AQAL, Spiral Dynamics, and Terri O'Fallon's, StAGES (see image).
"In causal leadership, an individual can operate from this state or stage and ideally would facilitate a team or collective's opening to this state as well. When all members of a team or group open to this causal state, through which clear seeing arises, collective intelligence and collective resources are accessed in ways that enable novel and innovative solutions to rain forth" [emphasis added] from "Causal Leadership: A Natural Emergence from Later Stages of Awareness".