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Carl McColman Apr 17, 2015
A reader named Kevin wrote the following comment to me on Facebook, in response to my recent post Why Is "Mysticism" a Dirty Word.Thanks Carl, interesting points. I was wondering if I could pick your ...
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Carl McColman Apr 10, 2015
In the introduction to her book Writing the Icon of the Heart, Maggie Ross makes this rather in-your-face claim:The word 'mystic'... has, in my view, become entirely useless. It has acquired nuances o...
Carl McColman Apr 02, 2015
Bloggers on Patheos have been asked to reflect on the question "What Good is Religion?" this month. I figured it might be worth pondering from a contemplative perspective.When I was a young man I was ...
Carl McColman Mar 23, 2015
When I met the Anglican writer Kenneth Leech, who is one of my heroes, he told me a funny but sad story.I mentioned to him that one of my favorite books of his was The Eye of the Storm: Spiritual Reso...
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Carl McColman Mar 16, 2015
Hi. My name is Carl and I'm a Facebook addict.("Hi, Carl!")This past weekend, against my better judgment, I got into an unpleasant debate in a Facebook group with a young person whom I do not know. No...
Carl McColman Mar 04, 2015
A mature spiritual life embraces paradox. And paradox lies at the heart of Sister Joan Chittister's newest book, Between the Dark and the Daylight. The subtitle of the book is "Embracing the Contradic...
Carl McColman Feb 26, 2015
Vatican Radio announced earlier this week that Pope Francis has declared a tenth century Armenian saint and mystic, Saint Gregory of Narek (Grigor Narekatsi), a Doctor of the Universal Church.St. Greg...
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Carl McColman Feb 17, 2015
Mardi Gras can be a lot of fun, but when Fat Tuesday ends, Ash Wednesday begins. Clean up the mess from the party, and recycle the empty bottles. Welcome to Lent.If you've never observed Lent before, ...
Carl McColman Feb 13, 2015
It's been fifty years since Karl Rahner wrote his important book "The Christian of the Future." In a different work, Concern for the Church, he made his classic remark "the Christian of the future wil...
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Carl McColman Feb 06, 2015
A reader named Nick writes:I am interested in the subject of meditation and Christian meditation in general, but I have a minor concern. I would like to engage in practices like centering prayer, but ...
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