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Mysticism.

Contributor(s): Kruschwitz, Robert B | Baylor University. Center for Christian Ethics.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Christian reflection : a series in faith and ethics: 17.Publisher: Waco, TX : Center for Christian Ethics at Baylor University, 2005Description: 93 p. : ill., music ; 23 cm.Subject(s): Mysticism
Contents:
Robert B. Kruschwitz -- Toward a deeper and godlier love / Emilie Griffin -- How mystics hear the song / W. Dennis Tucker, Jr. -- Loosening our grip / Frederick Christian Bauerschmidt -- Prophetic mysticism / Alex Nava -- Our deepest prayer / Burt L. Burleson and Kurt Kaiser -- Worship service / Burt L. Burleson -- Mysticism in Christian art / Heidi J. Hornik -- St. Francis in ecstacy / Giovanni Bellini -- The death of St. Clare / Leah Rene Gregoire -- The ecstacy of St. Teresa / Gianlorenzo Bernini -- Do you love me? / Brent Beasley -- The transparent self / Betty W. Talbert -- The mystic and the church / Dana Greene -- Improving our seeing and listening / E. Glenn Hinson -- Meeting Christian mystics / Yolanda Robles -- Why the mystics matter / Michael D. Sciretti, Jr.
Summary: "Who are the Christian mystics and what can they teach us about love of God, service to the poor, and the life of discipleship? Our contributors help us to explore the mystics' invitation 'to walk into the world and be unleashed to care unselfishly.' Emilie Griffin addresses our wariness about mysticism. 'Why are we sometimes afraid?' she asks. 'Do we find mystics rare and strange because they give themselves completely to God?' Mystical experience is not an accomplishment, but a gift from God; yet we may adopt some of the mystics' practices. They can teach us spiritually transforming ways of reading Scripture and repair our love for other people and the world. In this 'age of uncollectedness and mindlessness,' urges Glenn Hinson, spiritual 'contemplation can help us recover our attentiveness which is essential to serving God.' Christian Reflection is an ideal resource for discipleship training in the church. Multiple copies are available for group study at $3.00 per copy.The study guides and lesson plans integrate Bible study, prayer, and worship to help us explore the rich tradition of Christian mysticism. The guides can be used in a series or individually. You may download and reproduce them for personal or group use" -- Publisher description.
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Includes bibliographical references.

Introduction / Robert B. Kruschwitz -- Toward a deeper and godlier love / Emilie Griffin -- How mystics hear the song / W. Dennis Tucker, Jr. -- Loosening our grip / Frederick Christian Bauerschmidt -- Prophetic mysticism / Alex Nava -- Our deepest prayer / Burt L. Burleson and Kurt Kaiser -- Worship service / Burt L. Burleson -- Mysticism in Christian art / Heidi J. Hornik -- St. Francis in ecstacy / Giovanni Bellini -- The death of St. Clare / Leah Rene Gregoire -- The ecstacy of St. Teresa / Gianlorenzo Bernini -- Do you love me? / Brent Beasley -- The transparent self / Betty W. Talbert -- The mystic and the church / Dana Greene -- Improving our seeing and listening / E. Glenn Hinson -- Meeting Christian mystics / Yolanda Robles -- Why the mystics matter / Michael D. Sciretti, Jr.

"Who are the Christian mystics and what can they teach us about love of God, service to the poor, and the life of discipleship? Our contributors help us to explore the mystics' invitation 'to walk into the world and be unleashed to care unselfishly.' Emilie Griffin addresses our wariness about mysticism. 'Why are we sometimes afraid?' she asks. 'Do we find mystics rare and strange because they give themselves completely to God?' Mystical experience is not an accomplishment, but a gift from God; yet we may adopt some of the mystics' practices. They can teach us spiritually transforming ways of reading Scripture and repair our love for other people and the world. In this 'age of uncollectedness and mindlessness,' urges Glenn Hinson, spiritual 'contemplation can help us recover our attentiveness which is essential to serving God.' Christian Reflection is an ideal resource for discipleship training in the church. Multiple copies are available for group study at $3.00 per copy.The study guides and lesson plans integrate Bible study, prayer, and worship to help us explore the rich tradition of Christian mysticism. The guides can be used in a series or individually. You may download and reproduce them for personal or group use" -- Publisher description.

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