By Thomas Merton,Jon M. Sweeney,Michael N. McGregor
Thomas Merton's lectures to the younger monastics on the Abbey of Gethsemani offer an exceptional examine Merton the student. A path in Christian Mysticism gathers jointly, for the 1st time, the easiest of those talks right into a non secular, historic, and theological survey of Christian mysticism—from St. John's gospel to St. John of the move. 16 centuries are lined over 13 lectures. A normal advent units the scene for whilst and the way the talks have been ready and for the perennial subject matters one reveals in them, making them appropriate for non secular seekers this present day. This compact quantity permits someone to profit from one of many 20th century's maximum Catholic religious lecturers. The examine fabrics in the back of the e-book, together with extra fundamental resource readings and considerate questions for mirrored image and dialogue, make this a vital textual content for any scholar of Christian mysticism.
Read Online or Download A Course in Christian Mysticism PDF
Similar mysticism books
"Ein spiritueller und zeitkritischer Bestseller". Irmgard Kampmann Am 1. Juni 1310 wird Marguerite Porete mitten in Paris bei lebendigen Leib verbrannt - zusammen mit ihrem Buch, das die heilige Inquisition in Aufruhr versetzt hatte. Der grausame Feuertod der nordfranzösischen Begine konnte allerdings nicht verhindern, dass "Der Spiegel der einfachen Seelen" über Jahrhunderte hinweg ein Bestseller wurde.
Considering scholarly, renowned, and spiritual backdrops that comprehend the relationship among psychedelics and mystical reviews to be with out ethical issues and moral dimensions—a place supported empirically by way of the increase of acid fascism and psychedelic cults by way of the past due 1960s—Psychedelic Mysticism: remodeling realization, non secular reports, and Voluntary Peasants in Postwar the USA strains the improvement of sixties psychedelic mysticism from the deconditioned brain and perennial philosophy of Aldous Huxley, to the sacramental ethics of Timothy Leary, Richard Alpert, and Ralph Metzner, to the altruistic religiosity practiced by means of Stephen Gaskin and The Farm.
The will to grasp and discover what's going to ensue within the afterlife stems from an innate human interest, very similar to the interest that landed guy at the moon. extra importantly, this inquiry arises from a deep wish to see lifestyles figure out. during this publication, the writer offers the reader with a concise and transparent realizing of the main attention-grabbing themes that experience baffled humankind because the sunrise of time.
The definitive paintings at the historic Hindu soma rituals pointed out within the Vedas and debated by means of students for many years. • the 1st booklet to spot the mysterious soma plant. • A leap forward ebook that reenvisions the position of psychoactive vegetation in faith. Soma has been shrouded in secret for hundreds of years.
Extra resources for A Course in Christian Mysticism
A Course in Christian Mysticism by Thomas Merton,Jon M. Sweeney,Michael N. McGregor