Posts tagged with ‘Contemplation’

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The Fullness of Our Destiny

by Carl McColman

I picked up a copy of an old book called The Laughter of God: At Ease With Prayer by Trappistine nun Miriam Pollard from the used book tent at the Monastery of the Holy Spirit’s Fall Festival earlier this month. It’s an insightful book which seeks to foster a sense of prayer as a means of […]

Deep Listening

by Carl McColman

The other day when several folks gathered at a church in Atlanta to participate in the Shalem Institute’s 40th Anniversary “Circle the World in Prayer” vigil, one participant talked about a wonderful teaching she once received from Jerry May, who was a senior fellow at Shalem and the author of such classic books as Will […]

Why Contemplation is Revolutionary (Conclusion)

by Carl McColman

This is the final part of a series on “Why Contemplation is Revolutionary.” If you want to start at the beginning, follow this link: The Archbishop and the Community Theologian. We’ve made our way through the quotations from Archbishop Rowan Williams and community theologian Kenneth Leech. We’ve looked at contemplation as a means for transformation. In […]

Contemplation and the Real World (Why Contemplation is Revolutionary, Part Five)

by Carl McColman

This is part of a series. If you’re just joining the conversation, begin with The Archbishop and the Community Theologian and then proceed to:  Why Contemplation is Revolutionary (Part One)   (Part Two)  (Part Three) and (Part Four). The last four posts have looked at a quote about contemplation from the former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams. Today we […]