Christian mysticism today

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Harper & Row, 1984 - Religion - 203 pages
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Examines the nature of the mystic tradition of Christianity and analyzes the role of mysticism in contemporary Christian life

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A wonderful contemporary look at the value of Christian mysticism. I loved the reflections on Belfast and Johnston's ability to keep his connection with his heritage as he engaged Zen and other systems of thought.

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The Desert i
1
Christian Mysticism
12
Moses the Mystic
24
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WILLIAM JOHNSTON has translated several works from the contemplative traditions of both East and West, as well as work by the great Japanese novelist Shusaku Endo. HUSTON SMITH, the author of "The World's Religions," is widely regarded as the most eloquent and accessible contemporary authority on the history of religions. He has taught at MIT and the University of California, Berkeley.

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