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On Prayer and Contemplation: Classic and Contemporary Texts [Paperback]

By Matthew Levering (Editor)
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Pages   171
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.48" Width: 5.58" Height: 0.57"
Weight:   0.55 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Mar 3, 2005
Publisher   Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
ISBN  0742542513  
EAN  9780742542518  


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This is a rich, informative, and inspiring compendium of the Christian tradition of prayer and contemplation from the earliest days of the Church to the present day. Included are selections from St. Ignatius of Antioch, Justin Martyr, St. Clement of Rome, St. Gregory of Nyssa, John Cassian, St. Augustine, St. Gregory of Sinai, St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Bonaventure, St. Ignatius Loyola, St. Teresa of Avila, St. John of the Cross, St. Catherine of Siena, St. Julian of Norwich, Brother Lawrence, St. Francis de Sales, St. Vincent de Paul, Lancelot Andrewes, St. Elizabeth of the Trinity, St. Edith Stein, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Hans Urs von Balthasar and Pope John Paul II. Levering has selected readings that capture how Christian saints and spiritual leaders through the ages have understood what prayer is, why we pray, and how we pray. The selections also integrate the Eastern Orthodox and Western understandings of prayer and contemplation. The book is perfect for study, meditation, and inspiration

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This is a rich, informative, and inspiring compendium of the Christian tradition of prayer and contemplation from the earliest days of the Church to the present day. Included are selections from St. Ignatius of Antioch, Justin Martyr, St. Clement of Rome, St. Gregory of Nyssa, John Cassian, St. Augustine, St. Gregory of Sinai, St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Bonaventure, St. Ignatius Loyola, St. Teresa of Avila, St. John of the Cross, St. Catherine of Siena, St. Julian of Norwich, Brother Lawrence, St. Francis de Sales, St. Vincent de Paul, Lancelot Andrewes, St. Elizabeth of the Trinity, St. Edith Stein, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Hans Urs von Balthasar and Pope John Paul II. Levering has selected readings that capture how Christian saints and spiritual leaders through the ages have understood what prayer is, why we pray, and how we pray. The selections also integrate the Eastern Orthodox and Western understandings of prayer and contemplation. The book is perfect for study, meditation, and inspiration.

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More About Matthew Levering

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Matthew Levering (PhD, Boston College) is professor of theology at the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio. He is coauthor of Holy People, Holy Land and Knowing the Love of Christ.

Matthew Levering was born in 1971 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Ave Maria College in Ypsilanti Michigan Myser Fellow Center for Ethics.

Matthew Levering has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Foundations of Theological Exegesis and Christian Spirituality
  2. Thomistic Ressourcement


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