More endorsements!

Several other folks have praised The Big Book of Christian Mysticism since I published the first round of endorsements on this blog a few days back. Here are the latest kind words: Carl McColman has both studied and practised the Christian mystical tradition, stressing its earthiness and 'ordinariness'. Like Thomas Merton, Michael Ramsey and others, he holds that mysticism is not an esoteric realm, reserved for the very holy, but is what all Christian life is about. I strongly commend this … [Read more...]

In Constant Prayer

In Constant Prayer (The Ancient Practices Series) By Robert Benson Foreword by Phyllis Tickle Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2008 Review by Carl McColmanThomas Nelson's "Ancient Practices Series" brings together some of the most vibrant and interesting of contemporary Christian authors (like Brian McLaren and Scot McKnight) to explore some of the venerable ways in which early Christians expressed their faith — not as some sort of museum piece, but to commend these ancient practices to the lovers of … [Read more...]


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