Three Mystics You May Have Missed

Walk into a Catholic bookstore — or a general bookstore large enough to have a "Christian mysticism" section — and you will see books by or about Thomas Merton, Julian of Norwich, John of the Cross, and Teresa of Avila, along with anonymous works like The Cloud of Unknowing or The Way of a Pilgrim.  These are the "A-List" mystics: figures who are renowned for their sanctity, their wisdom, and their contemplative teaching.Anyone who is interested in discovering the wisdom of the mystics ought … [Read more...]