This 8-session series provides an introduction to Thomas Merton & gently leads readers on a journey toward spiritual transformation & a more contemplative, peace-filled life. Booklet seven helps participants adjust their visions of life to encompass constant compassion & self-giving love.
|Publisher:||Ave Maria Press|
|Series:||Bridges to Contemplative Living with Thomas Merton Series|
|Product dimensions:||5.00(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.50(d)|
Table of Contents
What do we mean by contemplative living?
Who was Thomas Merton?
Using Bridges to Contemplative Living with Thomas Merton
What do we mean by contemplative dialogue?
Eight Principles for Entering into Contemplative Dialogue
Becoming Instruments of Reconciliation 14
Nonviolence: A Vision of Hope for Humankind 20
A Prophetic, Radically Catholic, Contemplative Vision 26
Listening for God in the Voice of the Stranger 32
Our Vocation to Unity 37
Voicing Our Inner "Yes" to God and Neighbor 42
Finding Our Place in God's Scheme of Things 47
Dying as a Catalyst for Continuing Transformation 52
Concluding Meditations 59
Other Voices: Biographical Sketches 63