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What the mystics know : seven pathways to your deeper self

Author: Richard Rohr
Publisher: New York : The Crossroad Publishing Company, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For Christians seeking a way of thinking outside of strict dualities, this guide explores methods for letting go of division and living in the present. Drawn from the Gospels, Jesus, Paul, and the great Christian contemplatives, this examination reveals how many of the hidden truths of Christianity have been misunderstood or lost and how to read them with the eyes of the mystics rather than interpreting them through  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Rohr
ISBN: 0824520394 9780824520397
OCLC Number: 892432467
Description: xi, 163 pages : colored illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: The enlightenment you seek already dwells within you --
God is found in imperfection --
From profound suffering come great wisdom and joy --
The mystical path is a celebration of paradox --
Contemplation means practicing heaven now --
To discover the truth, you must become the truth --
When you are transformed, others will be transformed through you.
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Drawing from the best and most poetic of Richard Rohr's essays from nearly a quarter of a century, each chapter in this new collection examines one of the seven core mystical truths. Rohr offers an  Read more...

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