Putting On The Mind Of Christ

Author: James Marion
Publisher: Hampton Roads Publishing
ISBN: 1612831869
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What does it mean to follow the path of Christ today? For Jim Marion, former Catholic monk, mystic, and attorney, if you want to join the Christ in the Kingdom of Heaven, you must do so while living as a human on the Earth. It's not something that automatically happens to Christians after death, nor can the Church do it for you. Indeed, says Marion, inner spiritual growth has always been the true essence of Christian practice. Putting on the Mind of Christ is the ardent expression of a modern mystic reporting his spiritual experiences within a "Christ-focused" framework. Neither evangelist nor theorist, Marion is a Christian practitioner--he's simply done what the scriptures advise. For Christians who are disaffected with contemporary Christianity there is another way--Marion calls it the "old original way"-to experience the true spirituality of Christianity. Drawing upon his own rich mystical experience and deep understanding of scriptural models, Marion shows the reader how to emulate the developmental stages of the Christ--how to put on the mind of Christ to achieve spiritual illumination and communion with the Christ. Pioneering, transcendent and grounded, Putting on the Mind of Christ may permanently alter the landscape of 21st century Christianity.

Putting On The Mind Of Christ

Author: Jim Marion
Publisher: Hampton Roads Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 1571741739
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A former Catholic monk encourages individuals to seek the difficult path to salvation themselves without relying on the Church.

The Wisdom Jesus

Author: Cynthia Bourgeault
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 0834823209
Size: 18.13 MB
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If you put aside what you think you know about Jesus and approach the Gospels as though for the first time, something remarkable happens: Jesus emerges as a teacher of the transformation of consciousness. Cynthia Bourgeault is a masterful guide to Jesus's vision and to the traditional contemplative practices you can use to experience the heart of his teachings for yourself.

Second Simplicity

Author: Bruno Barnhart
Publisher: Paulist Press
ISBN: 0809138328
Size: 13.75 MB
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"Bruno Barnhart's new book uncovers the contours of a Christian wisdom and explores the ways that a Christian faith often bound by rule, structure, and order can open itself to the unitive vision at its root." "This book proposes an opening of consciousness beyond thought, of theological vision beyond rational knowledge, and of Christianity beyond the perimeter of church. Bruno Barnhart invites us to move into a fuller experience of Christianity, an experience of wisdom that brings all created reality into unity with God. Therein lies the "second simplicity.""--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Surrender To Love

Author: David G. Benner
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 9780830846115
Size: 17.24 MB
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In this expanded edition of a spiritual formation classic, David G. Benner explores the twin themes of love and surrender as the heart of Christian spirituality. God doesn't want his people to respond to him out of fear or obligation, but invites us to enter into an authentic relationship of intimacy and devotion—by surrendering to love.

The Mind Of Christ

Author: T. W. Hunt
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781433675119
Size: 15.43 MB
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Thousands of grateful readers have shared T.W. Hunt's interest and benefited from his insights. With this new edition of The Mind of Christ, still others will find themselves embarking on the never-ending quest to become more like Jesus.

Living With The Mind Of Christ

Author: Stefan Gillow Reynolds
Publisher:
ISBN: 0232532508
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Through the teachings of Jesus, and Christian mystics such as St Augustine and Meister Eckhart, Stefan Gillow Reynolds demonstrates that the practice of Mindfulness leading to silent meditation, recommended by many therapists, is not a modern fad but has always had a place within contemplative Christianity.