The Mystical Sense of the Gospels
The Mystical Sense of the Gospels

The Mystical Sense of the Gospels

A Handbook of Contemplatives

RELIGION

180 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Paperback

Paperback, $16.95 (US $16.95) (CA $22.95)

Publication Date: October 2019

ISBN 9780824517106

Price: $16.95
 
 

Overview

"True contemplatives are those who live habitually in the presence of God." –James M. SomervilleFor everyone interested in the Christian mystical journey and the unity of the contemplative vocation in all of the world’s religions. This book offers profound insights into the nature of meditation, the stages of spiritual growth, the power of prayer and the unity of the contemplative vocation. In a second part the author sheds light on the rich spiritual life of Jesus of Nazareth whose role Somerville saw in helping “people discover their true identity and to act out the implications of their divine calling."

Author Biography

JAMES M. SOMERVILLE (1915-2016) founded InternationalPhilosophical Quarterly, and was editor of The Roll, a magazineon the contemplative life. He left the Jesuit community to marry the love of hislife, Beatrice Bruteau, with whom he founded Schola Contemplatonis.