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February 08, 2019
Inter-Religious Spirituality and the Contemplative Renaissance: How Our Friends From Other Faiths Helped Christians Rediscover Our Spiritual Heart
Christianity has a long history of contemplative practice. But many scholars and spiritual teachers within...
October 04, 2018
Can Christians Use a (Non-Christian) Mantra?
A reader, who identifies as a contemplative/mystical Christian, posted this question to me on Facebook:...
June 01, 2018
Discover the Stories of the Sufis — Wisdom for Today
Today's guest post is by Neil Douglas-Klotz, author of The Little Book of Sufi Stories. What’s...
August 15, 2017
How Should A Christian Respond When a Friend Becomes Interested in Witchcraft and Magic?
As long-standing readers of this blog know, I have not always been a Catholic; I...
October 13, 2015
Five Approaches to InterSpirituality
Brother Wayne Teasdale, author of The Mystic Heart: Discovering a Universal Spirituality in the World's...
September 11, 2015
Five Things Christian Contemplatives can learn from Buddhists
Last night I attended a Beginner's Meditation Class at the Dharma Jewel Monastery in Atlanta....
September 04, 2015
The Contemplative Story of Dear Prudence
I love the Beatles, and like many Beatles fans, I think The White Album is...
July 22, 2015
Mysticism and the Divine Feminine: An Interview with Mirabai Starr
One of my favorite contemporary authors is Mirabai Starr, who I first encountered through her...
February 18, 2014
Concerning Contemplative Prayer and Spiritual Xenophobia
Contemplative spirituality is a spirituality in which, in the words of Richard Rohr, "everything belongs."...
December 11, 2013
Interfaith Dialogue, Interspirituality, and Holy Daring
Recently I spoke at a church located about an hour north of where I live....
September 20, 2013
Our Words, Our Breath, Our Bodies, Our Spirit
Once again, Alison Leigh Lilly wows me with the elegance, beauty and insight of her...
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