By Thomas Merton,Jon M. Sweeney,Michael N. McGregor
Thomas Merton's lectures to the younger monastics on the Abbey of Gethsemani offer an excellent examine Merton the student. A direction in Christian Mysticism gathers jointly, for the 1st time, the simplest of those talks right into a religious, old, and theological survey of Christian mysticism—from St. John's gospel to St. John of the go. 16 centuries are lined over 13 lectures. A basic creation units the scene for whilst and the way the talks have been ready and for the perennial topics one reveals in them, making them appropriate for religious seekers at the present time. This compact quantity permits somebody to benefit from one of many 20th century's maximum Catholic religious lecturers. The research fabrics in the back of the e-book, together with extra fundamental resource readings and considerate questions for mirrored image and dialogue, make this an important textual content for any scholar of Christian mysticism.
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A Course in Christian Mysticism by Thomas Merton,Jon M. Sweeney,Michael N. McGregor