On Prayer and Contemplation: Classic and Contemporary Texts

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Matthew Levering
Rowman & Littlefield, 2005 - 170 من الصفحات
This is a rich, informative, and inspiring compendium of the Christian tradition of prayer and contemplation from the earliest days of the Church to the present day. Included are selections from St. Ignatius of Antioch, Justin Martyr, St. Clement of Rome, St. Gregory of Nyssa, John Cassian, St. Augustine, St. Gregory of Sinai, St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Bonaventure, St. Ignatius Loyola, St. Teresa of Avila, St. John of the Cross, St. Catherine of Siena, St. Julian of Norwich, Brother Lawrence, St. Francis de Sales, St. Vincent de Paul, Lancelot Andrewes, St. Elizabeth of the Trinity, St. Edith Stein, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Hans Urs von Balthasar and Pope John Paul II. Levering has selected readings that capture how Christian saints and spiritual leaders through the ages have understood what prayer is, why we pray, and how we pray. The selections also integrate the Eastern Orthodox and Western understandings of prayer and contemplation. The book is perfect for study, meditation, and inspiration.
 

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St Clement of Rome
1
St Justin Martyr
5
Egeria
9
St Gregory of Nyssa
19
John Cassian
25
St Augustine
37
St Thomas Aquinas
53
St Gregory of Sinai
69
St Ignatius of Loyola
91
St Teresa of Avila
99
St John of the Cross
115
Blessed John Henry Newman
129
Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity
137
St Edith Stein
157
Index
167
About the Editor

St Catherine of Siena
81

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\Matthew Levering is associate professor of theology at Ave Maria College. He is author of On the Priesthood, On Death and Dying, and On Marriage and Family (Rowman & Littlefield).

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