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Letters to contemplatives

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Published by Orbis Books in Maryknoll, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Johnston, William, 1925- -- Correspondence.,
  • Jesuits -- Ireland -- Correspondence.,
  • Spirituality -- Catholic Church.,
  • Mysticism -- Catholic Church.,
  • Meditation -- Catholic Church.,
  • Christianity and other religions.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam Johnston.
    GenreCorrespondence.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX2350.65 .J64 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 112 p. ;
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1772301M
    ISBN 100883447843
    LC Control Number92125662


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Letter to the Editor: ConvergePacWest Using Contemplative Books and Authors to “Grow Spiritually”. J by Lighthouse Trails Editors. Dear Lighthouse Trails: After reading Seduction of Christianityby Dave Hunt years ago, I have watched the insidious. It is a compendium of letters signed by Bill Johnston to various contemplative friends as he travels to different parts of the world.

The letters together present an aperçu into the contemplative life conveyed in simple heart to heart fashion without the ponderous verbiage Letters to contemplatives book theological punditry.

One person found this helpful/5(3). The book is an anthology of letters written between to by spiritual leaders of the Anglican Church (in the United Kingdom).

These essays address the practical, daily experience of theological students and others struggling with the question of how to live a godly life that is socially ethically while nurturing one’s own soul.

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Butler's book is as good as I have found, offering an accessible text that lays out a contemplative foundation for the work of care giving that is easy to grasp and powerful to put into practice.

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Cynthia’s first book, Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening is one of the best books available on this practice and I eagerly await the follow-up to this book, The Heart of Centering Prayer: Nondual Christianity in Theory and Practice, which is now available for pre-order from Shambhala Publications.

Looking for books by William Johnston. See all books authored by William Johnston, including Christian Zen: A Way of Meditation, and The Inner Eye of Love: Mysticism and Religion, and more on There are more recent books I will be adding to the bibliography for the published book-version of this essay.) The Revival of Contemplative Meditation in Christianity A most important recent religious trend that takes us into the heart of authentic, mystical Christianity is the widespread renewal of its contemplative aspect.

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There was an old Jesuit vocation poster that showed a cartoon of a Jesuit with his nose in a book while he was sawing a piece of wood with the teeth of a crocodile. The copy said, “Contemplatives in Action.” This is a bit of a caricatured understanding of what it means to be a contemplative in action, where your intellect is engaged as you go about doing the nitty-gritty Author: Andy Otto.

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LTRP Note: The following letter to the LT editor and the response this person received from Focus on the Family is used with permission from our ant to note that FOF’s response is similar to the response FOF was giving back in (when we received a letter from them) when asked why they were promoting Richard Foster and Gary Thomas and.

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Immediately I saw the title, the bells went of in my head, and sure enough, going through it, it. "Letters to a White Liberal" form the basis for the book Seeds of Destruction (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, ). By "white liberal" Merton does not mean partisan progressives.

Rather, he means any. The letter to the Ephesians was possibly written when Paul was in prison in Rome sometime between AD. It’s very similar to the letter to the Colossians in its themes. However, while Colossians was written to the church at Colossae, Ephesians appears to have originally been a general letter directed at more than one church in the.

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There are also collections of the Letters written by St. Teresa in which we see her as a strong, intelligent, very practical and often. "Letters to a White Liberal" form the basis for the book Seeds of Destruction (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, ).

By "white liberal" Merton does not mean partisan progressives. Rather, he means any white person, especially a Christian, who claims good intentions toward all people, including African-Americans.

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In the first letter, Paul underscores the tension between the shortness of time the world has left and the necessity of believers’ vigilance and ethical purity as they await the Second Coming.

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