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A Course in Christian Mysticism

A Course in Christian Mysticism
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Author: Thomas Merton

Product Code:  B3186
ISBN:  9780814645086
Publisher:  Liturgical Press
Format  Paperback
Pages  256



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Thomas Merton's lectures to the young monastics at the Abbey of Gethsemani provide a good look at Merton the scholar. A Course in Christian Mysticism gathers together, for the first time, the best of these talks into a spiritual, historical, and theological survey of Christian mysticism-from St. John's gospel to St. John of the Cross. Sixteen centuries are covered over thirteen lectures. A general introduction sets the scene for when and how the talks were prepared and for the perennial themes one finds in them, making them relevant for spiritual seekers today. This compact volume allows anyone to learn from one of the twentieth century's greatest Catholic spiritual teachers. The study materials at the back of the book, including additional primary source readings and thoughtful questions for reflection and discussion, make this an essential text for any student of Christian mysticism. Foreword by Michael N. Mcgregor , Edited by Jon M. Sweeney

Publisher: Liturgical Press
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780814645086
More by this Author: Thomas Merton
Keywords: Saints Angels Mystics books Christian Mystics and Christian Mysticism

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