Introduction to the Christian Contemp..., Donald Goergen
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Introduction to the Christian Contemplative Tradition

Narrator: Donald Goergen

Unabridged: 10 hr 22 min

Format: Digital Audiobook Download

Publisher: Learn25

Published: 12/10/2009

Includes: Bonus Material Bonus Material Included


Fr. Donald Goergen’s erudite audio lectures are enjoyed by listeners in over 30 countries. A leading theologian and spirituality expert, Fr. Goergen presents a masterpiece of spiritually edifying insights gleaned from the 2,000 years contemplative tradition.You will explore key themes in spiritual theology from a Catholic perspective. It draws on the spiritual masters as well as core truths of the Catholic faith to elucidate the experiences of prayer, darkness, faith, hope, and love.Fr. Goergen helps you appropriate the spiritual wisdom of centuries passed so that you might deepen your interior life and relationship to God. His expert guidance will prepare you to face the challenges presented by our world and the Catholic Church today.Topics such as Word and Sacrament, friendship and justice, joy and sadness are grounded in our innermost yearning for the living God. Contemplation is understood not as something for monks and nuns alone, but also as the natural culmination of life with Christ.We are all called to be contemplative, and in fact the promotion of a more contemplative consciousness has become an important social ministry for our times. These spiritual talks will assist you in exploring what it means to live in the spirit, give one's life to Christ, or live out of one's innermost and truest self.This course is part of the Learn25 collection and includes a free PDF study guide.