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- The Crown Publishing Group 2005; US$ 14.00
This new edition of the Image classic, with more than 100,000 copies sold, brings E. Allison Peers's magnificent translation of St. John of the Cross's masterpiece Dark Night of the Soul to a new generation of readers and will renew the interest of those already familiar with its soaring poetry and timeless truths. The sixteenth-century Carmelite... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
Julian of Norwich was a fourteenth-century woman who at the age of thirty had a series of vivid visions centred around the crucified Christ. Twenty years later, while living as an anchoress in a church, she is believed to have set out these visions in a text called the Showing of Love . Going against the current trend to place Julian in the category... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2006; US$ 12.99
Sitting in stillness, the practice of meditation, and the cultivation of awareness are commonly thought to be the preserves of Hindus and Buddhists. Martin Laird shows that the Christian tradition of contemplation has its own refined teachings on using a prayer word to focus the mind, working with the breath to cultivate stillness, and the practice... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1999; US$ 109.99
This study examines the history of the psychoanalytic theory of mysticism, starting with the seminal correspondence between Freud and Romain Rolland concerning the concept of "oceanic feeling." Providing a corrective to current views which frame psychoanalysis as pathologizing mysticism, Parsons reveals the existence of three models entertained... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00
The practice of prayer and meditation in modern Western Christianity is rooted in the Eastern tradition of early Church prayer as well as the wisdom of early Church fathers. In Centering Prayer , M. Basil Pennington, the author of the highly acclaimed Daily We Touch Him , returns to these roots, offering contemporary Christians a new approach to... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 188.00
Par le biais d?une méthode philologique, historique, et philosophique, ce livre établit l?absence de lien direct entre Maître Eckhart et Jacob Böhme. En réalité, le concept de la ?philosophie mystique allemande?, commençant soit disant avec Eckhart et finissant avec Böhme, a son origine dans la philosophie romantique du 19ème siècle et est toujours... more...
- Insight Editions LLC 2010; US$ 9.95
Within this extraordinary memoir, Radhanath Swami weaves a colorful tapestry of adventure, mysticism, and love. Readers follow Richard Slavin from the suburbs of Chicago to the caves of the Himalayas as he transforms from young seeker to renowned spiritual guide. The Journey Home is an intimate account of the steps to self-awareness and also a penetrating... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 17.99
"The practice of contemplation is one of the great spiritual arts," writes Martin Laird in A Sunlit Absence. "Not a technique but a skill, it harnesses the winds of grace that lead us out into the liberating sea of silence." In this companion volume to his bestselling Into the Silent Land, Laird focuses on a quality often overlooked... more...