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Carl McColman Jan 20, 2015
2015 is something of a red-letter year for Christian contemplatives.This is the 100th anniversary of the birth year of Thomas Merton, who was born on January 31, 1915. Merton lived until 1968, and in ...
Carl McColman Dec 05, 2014
Is the Bible a textbook, or a legal code, or a love letter?I suppose one could argue that it is all three. But it seems that, for much of Christian history, our theologians have tended to lock themsel...
Carl McColman Nov 17, 2014
Timothy Keller, the popular New York City Presbyterian pastor and author of several bestselling books, is out and about promoting his newest work, called Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God...
Carl McColman Oct 28, 2014
Indie filmmaker Patrick Shen has made several award-winning documentaries, including Flight From Death (2003), a look at the human longing for immortality, and La Source (2012), an inspiring tale of a...
A Contemplative Faith
Carl McColman Sep 18, 2014
On Thursday, September 11, a vigil for Rhiannon Gladelle Wilburn took place at Wages and Sons Funeral Home in Stone Mountain, GA. The family received guests from 7 to 8 PM and at 8 PM a brief prayer v...
A Contemplative Faith
Carl McColman Sep 17, 2014
Back in May, I wrote a post about my daughter's decision to enter in-home hospice care. Rhiannon struggled with health issues, related to polycistic kidney disease, her entire life, and spent 26 of he...
A Contemplative Faith
Carl McColman Aug 20, 2014
Elaine A. Heath is a true friend of contemplation.She recognizes the vital importance of bringing contemplative prayer and mystical spirituality not only into the local church, but into the hearts of ...
Carl McColman Aug 14, 2014
I sometimes get asked if contemplative prayer is "really Christian." When someone asks that question, it's usually because they have noticed the similarity between practices like centering prayer and ...
Carl McColman Aug 09, 2014
Today I wrote a letter to Adam Lewis Greene, who is known for his wonderful project, Bibliotheca, which achieved an awesome level of crowdfunding through Kickstarter. And yes, I'm one of the nearly 15...
Carl McColman Jul 29, 2014
Today is the feast day of one of the lesser known of Cistercian blesseds (and medieval mystics), Beatrice of Nazareth, who lived ca. 1200-1268 CE.Born in or around 1200 CE, Beatrice of Nazareth was th...
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