Last edited by Grojas
Saturday, July 25, 2020 | History

5 edition of The contemplative soul found in the catalog.

The contemplative soul

Adena Tanenbaum

The contemplative soul

Hebrew poetry and philosophical theory in medieval Spain

by Adena Tanenbaum

  • 328 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Brill in Leiden .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Adena Tanenbaum.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPJ
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 290 p. ;
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22515939M
ISBN 109004120912

DURING THE s, Western Christians had the opportunity to rediscover the tradition of mystical and contemplative prayer that had been lost during the preceding centuries. At this time many Christians traveled to the East to experience and learn contemplative prayer and often joined Eastern religions, leaving their Christian churches because they could not find this dimension in them. 52 Cups of Coffee: Weekly Reflections for the Contemplative Soul is a call to listen, reflect, and respond. Through personal storytelling, honest insight and Biblical analysis, this book will surely awaken your senses to the sounds of hope. *Please include a note with your purchase, if you’d like your copy signed by Natalie.

  In this section, the author is indebted to Michael Casey and his book Sacred Reading: The Ancient Art of Lectio Divina (Liguori, MO: Triumph Books, ), For a small group guide to lectio divina, see Richard Peace, Contemplative Bible Reading: Experiencing God Through Scripture (Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress, ). Fr. Donald Haggerty. Fr. Donald Haggerty, a priest of the Archdiocese of New York, has been a Professor of Moral Theology at St. Joseph's Seminary in New York and Mount St. Mary's Seminary in has a long association as a spiritual director for Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity. He is the author of the books Contemplative Hunger and Contemplative Provocations.

James Finley recognizes the depth and range of today's spiritual yearning and refuses to settle for anything but its most profound possibilities. He opens our everyday living to the contemplative traditions, practices, and teaching that have been traditionally the preserve of the monk, and he . Pilgrimage of a Soul: Contemplative Spirituality for the Active Life urges contemplation as part of a healthy spirituality, connecting the conscious to the subconscious. With plenty of discussion on faith and thought, Pilgrimage of a Soul is an intriguing and intellectual read for any Christian studies collection.".


Share this book
You might also like
steppe & the sown

steppe & the sown

reliance interest in contract damages

reliance interest in contract damages

National Economic Conversion Commission.

National Economic Conversion Commission.

fireside book of ghost stories

fireside book of ghost stories

European conference on road traffic.

European conference on road traffic.

death of Christ

death of Christ

New mathematics : intermediate certificate course

New mathematics : intermediate certificate course

Agenda for social security

Agenda for social security

Test case for Canada 3314545

Test case for Canada 3314545

Small business and society

Small business and society

Woodland plants

Woodland plants

Energy tapping

Energy tapping

Basic Drug Therapy and Arithmetic Review

Basic Drug Therapy and Arithmetic Review

The contemplative soul by Adena Tanenbaum Download PDF EPUB FB2

Pilgrimage of a Soul is an excellent and accessible introduction to the Christian contemplative tradition and its intimate connection to social justice action." (Christena Cleveland, author of Disunity in Christ) "The astounding book you hold in your hands has the potential to change you in unimaginably deep ways/5(29).

This site provides soul care for writers by sharing spiritual practices from the Christian tradition as well as writing guidance. We depend on one-time supporters for our long-term sustainability.

The Contemplative Writer is hosted by Lisa Deam (PhD), author of A World Transformed: Exploring the Spirituality of Medieval Maps and 7 Ways the Ancient Church Saved My Faith. It is a reason why every contemplative soul, and every saint, is inflamed with a never satisfied thirst for format and style of this book has a contemplative appeal.

The reflections based upon the Church's rich tradition of contemplative Brand: Ignatius Press. The Contemplative Soul My Searches (0) Cart (0) brill American Studies Ancient Near East and Egypt Art History Asian Studies Book History and Cartography Biblical Studies Classical Studies Education History Jewish Studies Literature and Cultural Studies Languages and Linguistics Cited by: 7.

Twelve Contemplative Books for Spiritual Transformation Teresa is famous for her metaphor for the soul as a castle where Christ is the king — the charts the transforming life of prayer as a. In Books 2 and 3 of The Ascent of Mount Carmel St. John discuses the Active Night of the Spirit.

At this point (although the path isn't exclusively portrayed as a straightforward, step-by-step progression, but sometimes as an ongoing journey with each element intertwined), the soul has already mortified its attachments to the things of the world. Contemplative Life N. Oracle Rd. Suite Tucson, Arizona The Trappists at Gethsemani, Kentucky, have had no trouble disposing of nearly ten thousand copies of a new translation of the "Soul of the Apostolate" in one year without advertising, and without the assistance of a corps of salesmen.

Then of course there is the increase of contemplative vocations. The Contemplative Library is a collaborative effort between several contemplative bloggers and podcasters. There is regular new content on the cutting edge of the growing contemplative discussion.

"Schwanda's study of the 'contemplative-mystical piety' of seventeenth-century English Puritan Isaac Ambrose exhibits the best kind of Christian scholarship.

This deeply researched book by an accomplished historian also explores the relevance of Ambrose's sense of intimacy with Christ for spiritual practice today/5(2).

[M]ystical silence is accomplished by the same methods used by New Agers to achieve their silence--the mantra and the breath. Contemplative prayer is the repetition of what is referred to as a prayer word or sacred word until one reaches a state where the soul, rather than the mind, contemplates God.

Books shelved as contemplation: New Seeds of Contemplation by Thomas Merton, Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard, Into the Silent Land: A Guide to t. Drawn to Neoplatonic thought, they made liberal use of its myth of the soul to explore the human relationship with the Divine.

This novel merger reflected a conviction that ideas borrowed from Greco-Arabic philosophy meshed comfortably with traditional Jewish approaches to prayer and spirituality. The contemplative path is both ascent and descent. It is a movement of love in our inmost self allowing us to grow in awareness of our inner egoic tendencies that keep us from manifesting divine love in the world.

We usually come to a place of accepting this process after what Franciscan author Richard Rohr calls necessary suffering. Contemplative Prayer is a prayer of silence, an experience of God’s presence as the ground in which our being is rooted, the Source from whom our life emerges at every moment.

Contemplative Prayer is the opening of mind and heart – our whole being – to God. Responding to Jesus' Invitation to 3-C Contemplative Activism: TCA Blog/Podcast every MWF, TCA Resources 24/7.

"Part memoir, part guidebook for the contemplative activist, Pilgrimage of a Soul reads like a good conversation with an old friend.

Heuertz's honesty about her own struggles created a space for me to see how wisdom from a host of spiritual guides speaks to my : InterVarsity Press. Contemplation was an important part of the philosophy of Plato; Plato thought that through contemplation, the soul may ascend to knowledge of the Form of the Good or other divine Forms.

Plotinus as a (neo)Platonic philosopher also expressed contemplation as. Not surprisingly, Peterson exploring "the Art of Spiritual Direction" in The Contemplative Pastor () was a book that I had a hard time setting down.

The Contemplative Pastor is broken into three sections. In the first, "Redefinitions," Peterson explored thr/5(). Here at The Contemplative Activist, we believe that Stepping Stone One in our journey toward 3-C contemplative activism begins by reading and exploring.

We suggest that you prepare for your trek by learning from others who are speaking on the subjects of spiritual formation, soul care, and Christ-centered contemplative activism. Anytime someone tries to offer. Get this from a library! The contemplative soul: Hebrew poetry and philosophical theory in medieval Spain.

[Adena Tanenbaum] -- During the eleventh and twelfth centuries, Jewish poets in Islamic Spain introduced philosophical themes into their devotional verse. Drawn to Neoplatonic thought, they made liberal use of its myth.

"This book is an important contribution in a time when there is growing evangelical interest in contemplative spirituality. For the skeptical, this work addresses many of the common concerns. For the curious, this is an excellent introduction to the major themes and unique voices of contemplative spirituality.Pilgrimage of a Soul: Contemplative Spirituality for the Active Life.

by Shauna Niequist; Phileena Heuertz. Format: Digital. Publisher: IVP Books, ISBN: Be the first to rate this. Sale Price. $ Save $ (40%) Reg: $ Add to Cart. We'll take you to your cart at.