Carmelite Prayer: A Tradition for the 21st Century

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Keith J. Egan
Paulist Press, 2003 - Religion - 243 pages
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Thoroughly contemporary and pragmatic, this collection of essays provides a clear picture of Carmelite teaching while encouraging a journey of discovery and faith.
 

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Superb collection of essays on the Carmelite tradition of prayer. While it is focused on and oriented to Carmelite spirituality, it has insights for anyone interested in broadening and deepening their relationship with God. Read full review

Contents

The Spirituality of the Psalms
24
The Solitude of Carmelite Prayer
38
Jesus Carmelite Prayer and Postmodernity
63
Jesus Christ in Carmelite Prayer
82
Contemplation and the Stream of Consciousness
101
The Dark Night and Depression 1 19
119
Transformation and Divine Union
139
Therese and the Eternal Shore
162
Edith Stein
174
PrayerChristian Meditation
202
Contributors
239
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Page 1 - Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.

About the author (2003)

Keith Egan holds the Joyce McMahon Hank Aquinas Chair in Catholic Theology at Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN. He is also adjunct full professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame. His doctorate is from the University of Cambridge, England. Keith J. Egan is a past recipient of a Lily Endowment for religious studies. He is also a corresponding Fellow of the Institutum Carmelitanum in Rome and a member of the North American Carmelite Forum. He has published widely on Christian and Carmelite spirituality and has lectured throughout North America and various countries in Europe.

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