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Ways of the Christian mystics

by Thomas Merton

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Published by Shambhala in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mysticism -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-215).

    StatementThomas Merton.
    SeriesShambhala pocket classics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV5075 .M47 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination215 p. ;
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1084512M
    ISBN 10157062030X
    LC Control Number94008330
    OCLC/WorldCa29952242

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Ways of the Christian Mystics Paperback – Octo by Thomas Merton (Author) › Visit Amazon's Thomas Merton Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central /5(3). Buy a cheap copy of WAYS OF THE CHRISTIAN MYSTICS (Shambhala book by Thomas Merton.

In a miniature collection of classic essays taken from the bestselling Mystics and Zen Masters, Thomas Merton examines the diverse ways Christians of vastly Free shipping over $/5(1). In a miniature collection of classic essays taken from the bestselling Mystics and Zen Masters, Thomas Merton examines the diverse ways Christians of vastly different times and places have regarded the meaning and method of the Way that leads to the highest levels of religious and metaphysical awareness/5.

An extensive list of the greatest Christian mystics, a recommended reading list, and a bibliography round out this in-depth introduction. Selected as one of the best spiritual books of byThe Big Book of Christian Mysticism has been highly praised by a variety of spiritual teachers and authors/5(79).

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Christian mysticism refers to mystical practices and theory within ism is not so much a doctrine as a method of thought. It has often been connected to mystical theology, especially in the Roman Catholic and Orthodox Christianity (both the Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox traditions).

The attributes and means by which Christian mysticism is studied and practiced are. The experiences of mystics are often framed within theological approaches to God, such as Quietism, Pietism, etc.; therefore, in order to aid in the understanding of Christian mysticism, this list includes some philosophers, theologians, anonymous theological books, religious groups and movements whose ideas and practices have had an influence.

Ways of the Christian Mystics begins with a discussion concerning the history of pilgrimages. It explains that pilgrimages encourage "the spiritual dialogue between man and creation," as the journey to a sacred shrine or place brings them closer to 3/5(1). The women mystics of Christianity lived courageous and often radical lives.

They pushed their bodies to the extremes of survival, challenged societal norms and, occasionally, died for their faith. They were rebels and renegades who helped shape Christianity as we know it today. Like their male counterparts, these women sought a connection to God through prayer and devotional action, and in Author: Antonia Blumberg.

Many of our online courses draw from the rich tradition of Christian monastics and mystics, from 20th century writers like Thomas Merton and Evelyn Underhill, to Meister Eckhart, Pseudo-Dionysius, John Cassian, and the early Desert Fathers and Mothers.

Books that have helped me are, “The Way of the Mystics, ()” by John Michael Talbot, a Benedictine Monk (), and “Early Christian Mystics: The Divine Vision of the Spiritual Masters” () by Bernard and Patricia McGinn.

This copy of Ways of the Christian Mystics offered for sale by St. Vinnie's Charitable Books for $ Home > Merton, Thomas > Ways Of the Christian Mystics Can you guess which first edition cover the image above comes from.

This is in many ways meant to be a practical book - that is, it relates the history, teaching and insights of the mystics to the broader range of Christian practices. 'In the Christian tradition, sacraments like Holy Communion or the Eucharist of the Lord's Supper provide a 5/5(4). This series is adapted from his book Mystics: Ten Who Show Us the Ways of God.

Mystics experience God’s presence in tangible and striking ways. As you investigate the original words of women like Thérèse of Lisieux—the beloved saint known as “The Little Flower”—and the modern spirituality of the hermit Robert Lax, you will gain a.

Ways of the Christian Mystics is another fascinating book on Chrisitan mysticism which is well worth reading and studying. I say this because the book (and others discussed on this site) emphasize the importance of an inner mystical Christianity, which also emphasizes praxis. In other words, true Christianity is not just about believing certain.

Why the Mystics Matter Now (Notre Dame, IN: Sorin Books,pp., $). Of all three books, this one most easily initiates the beginner into the world of Christian mysticism by showing how certain mystics can help us journey through the challenges of contemporary life.

In his introduction, which is one of the most clear and succinct. In this book, we attempt to unlock the mystery of mysticism, not only by appealing to the wisdom of the great mystics from more than 2, years of Christian history and the scholars who have written about them, but also by exploring the ways in which mysticism can /5(7).

Hello all. I am interested in your recommendations on some good, thorough books about a history of Christian (though preferably with a Catholic focus) mysticism I have come across these: The Big Book of Christian Mysticism: The Essential Guide to Contemplative Spirituality Growing into God: A Beginner’s Guide to Christian Mysticism The Essential Writings of Christian Mysticism Can anybody.

Study Guides for Mysticism These guides integrate Bible study, prayer, and worship to help us explore the mystics’ invitation “to walk into the world and be unleashed to care unselfishly.” Use them individually or in a series.

You may reproduce them for personal or group use. What is a Mystic. 2 To dwell in God’s love is an experience. Becoming Christian Mystics Again. 05/01/ pm ET Updated.

Bede Griffiths was an English Benedictine monk who spent 50 years in India living and building up an ashram that was Christian and, in many respects, Hindu. He wrote a number of books on the coming together of Eastern and Western mysticism.

Thomas Merton, ocso MW10 Charles Dumont Monk-Poet: A Spiritual Biography Elizabeth Connor, ocso MW11 The Way of Humility André Louf, ocso MW12 Four Ways of Holiness for the Universal Church: Drawn from the Monastic Tradition Francis Kline, ocso MW13 An Introduction to Christian Mysticism: Initiation into the Monastic Tradition 3 Thomas Merton.

First, Christian Mystics are committed theologically to Trinitarianism. In an age where Christian sects (such as the Mormons or the Jehovah’s Witnesses) seek to revive forms of Arianism and polytheism, it is important for us to recognize the salutary commitment of those in the Catholic, Quaker, and Orthodox traditions who maintain a belief in.MYSTICS AT PRAYER — 11 — a total absence of any feeling that we have any right to peti-tion God to grant our wishes.

The Mystics know, also, that true prayer is based upon a cosmic and spiritual law. That law is this: “Seek and ye shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.” The ancient mystical injunction was that you must ask File Size: KB.