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Modern Christian Mystic Finding the Unitive Presence of God

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ISBN-10: 1556436696

ISBN-13: 9781556436697

Edition: 2008

Authors: Albert J. LaChance, Sarah Robbins-Cole, Carol Wallas LaChance, Paul Weiss

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In this new work, Albert LaChance presents a complete reframing of Christianity as an experiential rather than dogmatic approach to the presence of Christ. It emphasizes the idea of Christ as the source and sustainer of the cosmos, the Earth, the life community, and global culture. As such, it takes a "unitive" approach, with Christianity understood as being in mystical union with global culture, and with the ecological realities of the Earth. In the author's view, Christianity thus joins hands with Buddhism, Hinduism, and Taoism in a unitive oneness with all that is. Consisting of twenty-eight short chapters, "The Modern Christian Mystic "focuses on the presence of God permeating and…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication date: 11/20/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Albert LaChance speaks nationally on psychology and spirituality through Cross Country University. He has taught at numerous universities in the areas of psychology, spirituality, ecology, and cosmology. Featured in numerous magazine and newspaper articles, he has also appeared on television and radio programs. He lives in New Boston, NH.

Foreword
Acknowledgments
A Note to the Reader
Introduction
From My Awful Place
The Family
The Unitive Vision
A Note on the Word Unitive
The Silence of God
Christ and the Trinity
The Cosmos: The Sacrament of God
The Earth: The Sacrament of the Cosmos
Life: The Sacrament of the Earth
Culture: The Sacrament of Life
Unitive Prayer
A Note on Unitive Prayer
The Magnificat
The Jungian Rosary
The Joyful Mysteries
The Sorrowful Mysteries
The Glorious Mysteries
The Lord's Prayer
The Creed
The Surrender Prayer and the Robing Prayer
The Unitive Rites
A Note on the Unitive Rites
The Rite of Annunciation
The Rite of Nativity
The Rite of Baptism
The Rite of Self-Surrender: Confirmation
The Rite of the Eucharist: Food
The Rite of Marriage: Sexual Love
The Rite of Anointing
The Rite of Confession: Crucifixion and Regeneration
The Rite of Death and Resurrection
Selected Essays on Unitive Spirituality and Separative Impediments
The Biocese versus the Diocese: A Unitive Approach to Ecclesial Structures
We Are All Jews: A Unitive View of Abrahamic Religions
Third-Millennium Prophecy: The Unitive Prophet
Ecochristology: A Unitive Christology
The Mystic in the Modern World: An Invitation to Mature Christianity
"You Hold This"
The fourth Voice: ChristLogos and the Voices of the Brain
The American Experience: The Unitive Experiment of God
The Politics of Decency
The Ten Fingers of Hell: Addiction, Recovery and Redemption
Samesex Unions and Abortion: Two Separative Issues and a Unitive Response
Samesex Unions
Abortion
Forgiving Christianity
Afterword: Christianity, Incarnation, and Yoga: Unifying Faith, Religion, and Practice
About the Author