A Course in Christian Mysticism by Thomas Merton,Jon M. Sweeney,Michael N. McGregor

By Thomas Merton,Jon M. Sweeney,Michael N. McGregor

Thomas Merton's lectures to the younger monastics on the Abbey of Gethsemani supply an exceptional examine Merton the coed. A path in Christian Mysticism gathers jointly, for the 1st time, the easiest of those talks right into a non secular, old, and theological survey of Christian mysticism—from St. John's gospel to St. John of the move. 16 centuries are lined over 13 lectures. A basic advent units the scene for whilst and the way the talks have been ready and for the perennial topics one reveals in them, making them proper for non secular seekers this day. This compact quantity permits someone to benefit from one of many 20th century's maximum Catholic religious academics. The examine fabrics behind the booklet, together with extra basic resource readings and considerate questions for mirrored image and dialogue, make this a necessary textual content for any pupil of Christian mysticism.

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