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Roots of Christian Mysticism Text and Commentary

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ISBN-10: 1565480295

ISBN-13: 9781565480292

Edition: N/A

Authors: Olivier Cl�ment, Theodore Berkeley

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List price: $29.95
Publisher: New City Press of the Focolare
Publication date: 1/25/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 382
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Prefacep. 7
Introductionp. 9
Abbreviationsp. 12
Understanding the Mystery
Quest, Encounter and Decisionp. 15
God, Hidden and Universalp. 26
The God-Manp. 35
God: Unity and Differencep. 58
The Human Vocationp. 76
Initiation for Warfare
Ecclesia: A Place for Rebirth
Bride and Motherp. 95
Scripture, the First Sacramentp. 97
Baptism: Entry into New Lifep. 103
The Eucharist, Power to make Divinep. 107
The Eucharist, Foundation of the Churchp. 115
Eucharistic Practicesp. 121
Stones and Peoplep. 125
The Interior Combatp. 130
Confidence and Humilityp. 149
Passions Transfigured, Thought Transcendedp. 166
Approaches to Contemplation
On Prayer
What is Prayer?p. 181
Trialsp. 187
Times and Postures for Prayerp. 191
How to Pray?p. 199
To become Prayerp. 209
The Glory of God Hidden in Creaturesp. 213
Into the Unknownp. 230
Love and Inebriationp. 241
Darkness and Light, God's House, Inward Birthp. 246
The Embrace of the Infinite; the Birth of the Glorious Bodyp. 252
Martyrdom: Death-and-Resurrectionp. 257
Deificationp. 263
The Difficult Love
The Foundations of Lovep. 270
The Demands of Lovep. 276
A Paradoxical Moralityp. 280
In the World but not of itp. 286
Hell and the Communion of Saintsp. 296
Biographical Notesp. 309
Theological Notes: Arianism, Monophysitism, Early Monasticismp. 373
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