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The Essential Writings of Christian Mysticism (Modern Library Classics)The Essential Writings of Christian Mysticism (Modern Library Classics)
Bernard McGinn
This clear and comprehensive anthology, culled from the vast corpus of Christian mystical literature by the renowned theologian and historian Bernard McGinn, presents nearly one hundred selections, from the writings of Origen of Alexandria in the third century to the work of twentieth-century mystics such as Thomas Merton. Uniquely organized by sub ...
Number of pages: 592 | Publication Date: 2006-12-12 | ISBN-13: 9780812974218

A Course in Christian MysticismA Course in Christian Mysticism
Thomas Merton OCSO
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 cen ...
Number of pages: 256 | Publication Date: 2017-07-31 | ISBN-13: 9780814645086

Growing into GodGrowing into God
John R Mabry
For many people, the word mysticism conjures up occult, secretive rituals held after midnight in some dark cave. But true mysticism isn't at all sinister or secretive, says author John Mabry, an Anglican-rite Congregational minister. In fact, mysticism is at the heart of an authentic Christian life. It is nothing more and nothing less than the purs ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2012-08-28 | ISBN-13: 9780835609012

The Big Book of Christian MysticismThe Big Book of Christian Mysticism
Carl McColman
Mysticism is a topic many people associate with eastern spiritual practices such as Zen Buddhism or yoga. But Christianity has its own mystical tradition with a long and rich history that reaches back to the New Testament -- and remains surprisingly relevant today. The Big Book of Christian Mysticism explores this rich tradition and shows how it ca ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2010-08-01 | ISBN-13: 9781571746245

Roots of Christian MysticismRoots of Christian Mysticism
Olivier Clément
By linking together a series of brilliantly chosen texts from the early centuries of the Church, the author lays bare the roots of the deeply mystical spirituality that has flourished among Christians throughout the ages. This book will appeal to anyone who is interested in the field of spirituality. It is a masterly contribution to Christian schol ...
Number of pages: 380 | Publication Date: 2013-01-01 | ISBN-13: 9781565484856

Light from LightLight from Light
Louis Dupre
In this revised edition of a longtime best selling anthology of Christian mysticism, editors Louis Dupré and James Wiseman bring together selections from the writings of twenty-three of the most important Christian mystics, from Origen of Alexandria in the third century to Thomas Merton in the twentieth. This edition retains most of the authors in ...
Number of pages: 480 | Publication Date: 2001-05-01 | ISBN-13: 9780809140138

The Cambridge Companion to Christian Mysticism (Cambridge Companions to Religion)The Cambridge Companion to Christian Mysticism (Cambridge Companions to Religion)
The Cambridge Companion to Christian Mysticism is a multi-authored interdisciplinary guide to the study of Christian mysticism, with an emphasis on the third through the seventeenth centuries. The book is thematically organized in terms of the central contexts, practices, and concepts associated with the mystical life in early, medieval, and early ...
Number of pages: 404 | Publication Date: 2012-09-17 | ISBN-13: 9780521682275

Christian MysticsChristian Mystics
Matthew Fox
Spiritual maverick Matthew Fox believes that through the ages religious patriarchal hierarchy and rigidity have obscured Christianity’s most beneficial and essential teachings: those that arise out of personal, mystical experiences of the Divine. A true religious renewal, according to Fox, can arise only through the mystical dimension of faith. I ...
Number of pages: 416 | Publication Date: 2011-02-01 | ISBN-13: 9781577319528

The Foundations of MysticismThe Foundations of Mysticism
Bernard McGinn
In this first volume of the highly-acclaimed Presence of God series, Bernard McGinn explores the origins of Christian mysticism, from early Jewish apocalyptic writings to pre-Christian Greek contemplative thought; the New Testament witnesses; early Greek Patristic thought; and the contribution of early monastic practice. In Part 2, McGinn discusses ...
Number of pages: 494 | Publication Date: 2004-04-01 | ISBN-13: 9780824514044

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