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The Naked Now : Learning to See as the Mystics See

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ForChristians seekinga 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 rational thought. Filled with sayings, stories, quotations, and appeals to the heart, specific methods for identifying dualistic thinking are presented with simple practices for stripping awayego and the fear of dwelling in the present."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 137.16 x 208.28 x 12.7mm | 249.47g
  • Crossroad Publishing Co ,U.S.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0824525434
  • 9780824525439
  • 6,024

About Richard Rohr

Richard Rohr is a well known lecturer who founded the Center for Action and Contemplation.He has been a featured essayist on the NPR program This I Believe, a guest on the radio show Oprah and Friends, and he appeared in the documentary ONE, featuring spiritual teachers from around the world. He is a regular contributor to SojournersandTikkun magazines, and he is the author of numerous books, including Adam s Return, The Enneagram, Everything Belongs, Simplicity, and Things Hidden. He lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico."show more

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"Rohr is enriched by other world religious traditions, but clearly knows his own. Those interested in contemplative Christianity, and particularly Catholics interested in their own tradition, will benefit from this book." Publishers Weekly"show more

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