On Christian Contemplation

Written By Thomas Merton
On Christian Contemplation
  • Publsiher : New Directions Publishing
  • Release : 20 June 2012
  • ISBN : 0811219976
  • Pages : 80 pages
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Download or read book entitled On Christian Contemplation by author: Thomas Merton which was release on 20 June 2012 and published by New Directions Publishing with total page 80 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. A compendium of spiritual guidance in a beautiful special edition. “Every moment and every event in every man’s life on Earth plants something in his soul,” wrote Thomas Merton. A Trappist monk, Merton was both a poet and a theologian who pondered monastic life. He was praised for his meditations and conversations with God, as well as interfatith dialogue, tolerance, and non-violent activism during the Civil Rights Movement and Vietnam War. On Christian Contemplation, edited by Merton scholar Paul Pearson, is a collection of the great monk’s work, compiled into a gift-size edition. With poems, reflections, and social commentary, this is the perfect book to nurture the spirit of faith and duty guided by one of the twentieth century’s leading voices of theology and social justice.

On Christian Contemplation

On Christian Contemplation
  • Author : Thomas Merton
  • Publisher : New Directions Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012-06-20
  • Total pages : 80
  • ISBN : 0811219976
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Summary : A compendium of spiritual guidance in a beautiful special edition. “Every moment and every event in every man’s life on Earth plants something in his soul,” wrote Thomas Merton. A Trappist monk, Merton was both a poet and a theologian who pondered monastic life. He was praised for his ...

Christian Contemplation

Christian Contemplation
  • Author : Joseph H. Nguyen
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2020-12-02
  • Total pages : 114
  • ISBN : 0811219976
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Summary : Spiritual practitioners and experts across religious traditions are convinced that contemplation cultivates an awareness of the deeper desires of the human heart. But many will ask: does contemplation still exist? If one has been led to believe that there indeed exists the art of contemplation, one will still perhaps wonder ...

Invitation to Love 20th Anniversary Edition

Invitation to Love 20th Anniversary Edition
  • Author : Thomas Keating
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2012-06-21
  • Total pages : 160
  • ISBN : 0811219976
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Summary : 20th anniversary edition of a best-selling spiritual classic by one of the founders of the Centering Prayer movement....

The Big Book of Christian Mysticism

The Big Book of Christian Mysticism
  • Author : Carl McColman
  • Publisher : Hampton Roads Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010-08-01
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0811219976
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Summary : In popular usage, "mysticism" typically refers to New Age or Eastern forms of spirituality. However, the mystical tradition is also an important component of the Christian tradition. At its heart--and much like its expression in other faith traditions--Christian mysticism is an ancient practice that incorporates meditation, contemplation, worship, philosophy, the ...

The Foundations for Centering Prayer and the Christian Contemplative Life

The Foundations for Centering Prayer and the Christian Contemplative Life
  • Author : Thomas Keating
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2002-05-20
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 0811219976
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Summary : People interested in Centering Prayer often ask: "Which of Father Keating's books should I read first?" This single volume contains the three basic books for the practice of Centering Prayer and its conceptual background. Open Mind, Open Heart deals with how to practice Centering Prayer. Since its first appearance in 1986, ...

Christian Meditation

Christian Meditation
  • Author : Paul Turner Harris
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996-05
  • Total pages : 146
  • ISBN : 0811219976
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Summary : Read online Christian Meditation written by Paul Turner Harris, published by which was released on 1996-05. Download full Christian Meditation Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Christian Meditation

Christian Meditation
  • Author : James Finley
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-10-13
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0811219976
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Summary : Enter a Monastery Without Walls Christian Meditation introduces an ancient practice to a contemporary audience. James Finley, a former monk and student of Thomas Merton, presents the fundamentals of both understanding and practicing Christian meditation. He provides simple, helpful instructions, as well as explaining the deeper connection with the divine ...

Invitation to Love

Invitation to Love
  • Author : Thomas Keating
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 1994-06-01
  • Total pages : 160
  • ISBN : 0811219976
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Summary : In the course of numerous workshops and retreats Father Keating is asked many questions regarding contemplative practice. How will it affect my life? Where does it lead us spiritually? What obstacles will I encounter along the way? How does it work? As Keating answers, this book is "an attempt to ...

What Is Contemplation

What Is Contemplation
  • Author : Thomas Merton
  • Publisher : Ravenio Books
  • Release Date : 2015-11-06
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0811219976
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Summary : There are so many Christians who do not appreciate the magnificent dignity of their vocation to sanctity, to the knowledge, love and service of God. There are so many Christians who do not realize what possibilities God has placed in the life of Christian perfection — what possibilities for joy in ...

Into the Silent Land

Into the Silent Land
  • Author : Martin Laird
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2006-07-01
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 0811219976
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Summary : Sitting in stillness, the practice of meditation, and the cultivation of awareness are commonly thought to be the preserves of Hindus and Buddhists. Martin Laird shows that the Christian tradition of contemplation has its own refined teachings on using a prayer word to focus the mind, working with the breath ...

Embracing Contemplation

Embracing Contemplation
  • Author : John H. Coe,Kyle C. Strobel
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release Date : 2019-02-26
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0811219976
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Summary : What does a Christian life lived "by the Spirit" look like? Bringing together Protestant scholars and practitioners of spiritual formation, this volume offers a distinctly evangelical consideration of the benefits of contemplation. Drawing on historical examples from the church—including John Calvin, Richard Baxter, Jonathan Edwards, and John Wesley—this ...

Spirituality Contemplation and Transformation

Spirituality  Contemplation  and Transformation
  • Author : Thomas Keating
  • Publisher : Lantern Books
  • Release Date : 2007-11-01
  • Total pages : 327
  • ISBN : 0811219976
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Summary : In Spirituality, Contemplation and Transformation, some of the leading practitioners of centering prayer--the contemporary expression of the Christian contemplative tradition as developed by the desert fathers and mothers and elaborated by mystics such as saints John of the Cross and Teresa of Avila--write about the many and varied benefits of ...

Putting on the Mind of Christ

Putting on the Mind of Christ
  • Author : Woods, James E.
  • Publisher : Orbis Books
  • Release Date : 2021-02-17
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0811219976
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Summary : Read online Putting on the Mind of Christ written by Woods, James E., published by Orbis Books which was released on 2021-02-17. Download full Putting on the Mind of Christ Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Contemplation and Classical Christianity

Contemplation and Classical Christianity
  • Author : John Peter Kenney
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-11
  • Total pages : 191
  • ISBN : 0811219976
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Summary : This study explores Augustine's developing understanding of contemplation, beginning with his earliest accounts written before his baptism and ending with the Confessions. The arc of Augustine's thought through these years of transition leads into the Confessions, giving a vantage point to survey its classical Christian theology of contemplation....

Contemplation

Contemplation
  • Author : Willigis Jager
  • Publisher : Liguori Publications
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Total pages : 128
  • ISBN : 0811219976
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Summary : A provocative new study of the Christian contemplative tradition and its relevance to contemporary daily life in a cogent synthesis of scholarship and creative analysis. Willigis Jager is a Benedictine monk and author of three previous books--the most recent being The Way to Contemplation: Encountering God Today....