New PDF release: Christian Mystics: 108 Seers, Saints, and Sages

By Carl McColman

ISBN-10: 1571747303

ISBN-13: 9781571747303

Christian Mystics: 108 Seers, Saints and Sages celebrates the various different types of mystics, visionaries, knowledge keepers, and non-dualists whose religious perception and perceptive teachings have illuminated the Christian culture for the previous thousand years. 108 mystics from Biblical occasions to the current day, this easy advisor indicates how the non secular masters of the western culture supply numerous paths into the reworking center of God.

Everyone wishes academics and partners to lead and nurture us in constructing wealthy inside lives — as we search to reply to the beatifying, deifying love of God. The mystics, whose legacy comprises chic poetry, attention-grabbing autobiographies, and very likely life-changing teachings, will help somebody locate better love, function, and a deeper feel of God's presence.

But the mystics usually are not a uniform bunch, that is why this publication is such an important advisor to their lives, knowledge, and crucial teachings. Carl McColman, writer of The enormous publication of Christian Mysticism, organizes the mystics into 9 different types: visionaries, confessors, fans, poets, saints, heretics, knowledge keepers, soul-friends, and unitives. by way of profiling twelve examples of serious mystics and religious academics in each one class, the ebook may also help to benefit extra concerning the mystics, and determine these whose writings may be most precious to you as you pursue your individual event of falling ever extra deeply in love with God.

All of the main well-known Christian mystics are profiled right here: figures like Teresa of Ávila, Meister Eckhart, Julian of Norwich, John of the move, Evelyn Underhill, Thomas Merton, and nameless masters just like the authors of classics like The Cloud of Unknowing or The approach of a Pilgrim. however the publication will also introduce you to many lesser identified (but really marvelous) mystical geniuses, corresponding to Beatrice of Nazareth, Gregory of Narek, and Coventry Patmore. Nor does the booklet draw back from dwelling (or lately residing) mystics: visionaries comparable to Howard Thurman, Sara provide, Kenneth Leech, and Bruno Barnhart are all included.

This informative quantity will entice those that purchase spiritual reference books and somebody attracted to Christian mysticism or western spirituality. yet it really is greater than only a background booklet or an encyclopedia: Christian Mystics: 108 Seers, Saints and Sages is a curated social gathering of western religious knowledge, making it available for all seekers today.

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