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The Hidden Tradition of Christian Mysticism

The Hidden Tradition of Christian Mysticism | Personal Spirituality | Scoop.it
Karl Rahner, one of the most renowned Christian theologians of the twentieth century, once famously remarked that “the Christian of the future will be a mystic or will not exist at all.” For people whose experience of Christianity is, often, little more than a religion invested in obedience and in patriarchal morality, this seems to […]
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Already in the Confessions, Augustine is the doctor of grace

Already in the Confessions, Augustine is the doctor of grace | Personal Spirituality | Scoop.it
Take and Read: Reading this 'modern' theologian assigned new meaning to the Gospel, lifted me to a higher world and gave me the taste for the spiritual life.
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The Hidden Tradition of Christian Mysticism

The Hidden Tradition of Christian Mysticism | Personal Spirituality | Scoop.it
Karl Rahner, one of the most renowned Christian theologians of the twentieth century, once famously remarked that “the Christian of the future will be a mystic or will not exist at all.” For people whose experience of Christianity is, often, little...
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Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) - News & Announcements - A quest for faith and spirituality leads to Wild Goose

Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) - News & Announcements - A quest for faith and spirituality leads to Wild Goose | Personal Spirituality | Scoop.it
A quest for faith and spirituality leads to Wild Goose
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Household Economics - Ways to Practice - Ideas | Practicing Our Faith

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How to Do Walking Meditation

How to Do Walking Meditation | Personal Spirituality | Scoop.it
Walking meditation is a form of meditation in action. In walking meditation, we use the experience of walking as our focus. We become mindful of our experience while walking, and try to keep our awareness involved with the experience of...
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The Labyrinth Society: The Labyrinth Society

This organization, known affectionately as "TLS," is made up of labyrinth enthusiasts from all over the world. Every member of TLS brings new information, insights and new opportunities to the organization.
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Medical Meditation: Say Om Before Surgery - TIME

Medical Meditation: Say Om Before Surgery - TIME | Personal Spirituality | Scoop.it
Medical Meditation: Say Om Before Surgery TIME While my training was in the science of the Western world, I also rely heavily on an ancient Eastern technique--meditation--to help my patients prepare for surgery and to steer them gently toward...
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A National Day Of Prayer And Reason

A National Day Of Prayer And Reason | Personal Spirituality | Scoop.it
We've enrolled prayer and reason as weapons in the culture wars. But how about a National Day for Prayer and Reason? Because there are plenty of Americans who do not want to separate the two.
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Robert Alter Is Truly a Translator of Biblical Proportions – The Jewish Daily Forward

Robert Alter Is Truly a Translator of Biblical Proportions – The Jewish Daily Forward | Personal Spirituality | Scoop.it
The bible as literary genius.
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Simplicity sharpens focus in faith-filled lives | Insights into Religion

Simplicity sharpens focus in faith-filled lives | Insights into Religion | Personal Spirituality | Scoop.it
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Explore Visions Spiritual Pathway, now starting up.

Explore Visions Spiritual Pathway, now starting up. | Personal Spirituality | Scoop.it
Visions Spiritual Pathway is a new, liberal community now in the process of starting up in Holland, Michigan. Visions is geared to persons who consider themselves spiritual but not religious and others accepting of broad-minded spirituality. We seek to authentically connect and deeply support individuals traveling a meaning-filled spiritual path of solitude within community. We live in between our particularized individuality and our shared humanity.
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Neuroscience Reveals the Nourishing Benefits That Silence Has on Your Brain

Neuroscience Reveals the Nourishing Benefits That Silence Has on Your Brain | Personal Spirituality | Scoop.it
Here's what happens to your brain when it's surrounded by the noise of nothingness.
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Baptism and the Lord’s Supper: Best practices for worship and preaching | Faith and Leadership

Baptism and the Lord’s Supper: Best practices for worship and preaching | Faith and Leadership | Personal Spirituality | Scoop.it
Whether we call them sacraments or ordinances, whether we regard them as impartations of God’s grace or expressions of faith, baptism and the Lord’s Supper are observed in virtually all Christian traditions.
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Progressive Christian Reflections by Chris Glaser: "There Is Simply Too Much to Think About"

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What is Meditation? - Emma Mills

What is Meditation? - Emma Mills | Personal Spirituality | Scoop.it
William James described meditation as “voluntarily bringing back a wandering attention over and over again”. Meditation is usually seen in 3 groups; concentrative, contemplative and mindfulness.
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Wellbeing

Wellbeing | Personal Spirituality | Scoop.it
Featured Book

Canaan
by Geoffrey Hill – Poetry rich with theological suggestions



Caring for the health of body, mind, soul and spirit opens the Christian leader to the riches of God’s transf
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For the development of Chrisian Leadership

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,"I Am Giving Thee Worship With My Whole Life:" Celtic Prayer as a Guide to Faith - Essay posted 6 May 2013 - The Journey with Jesus

,"I Am Giving Thee Worship With My Whole Life:" Celtic Prayer as a Guide to Faith - Essay posted 6 May 2013 - The Journey with Jesus | Personal Spirituality | Scoop.it
Weekly sermons on the lectionary for pastors, along with reviews of poetry, books, film and music. Updated every Monday. All free all the time. Readers in 230 countries.
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Can You E-Pray? Yup. | America Magazine

Can You E-Pray? Yup. | America Magazine | Personal Spirituality | Scoop.it
America is a national Catholic weekly magazine published by Jesuits in the United States. Founded in 1909, America has received dozens of awards for its coverage of religion, politics and the arts.
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Good use of digital media.

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What the ‘nones’ teach us on the National Day of Prayer

What the ‘nones’ teach us on the National Day of Prayer | Personal Spirituality | Scoop.it
Maybe prayer—the last holdout among traditional religious practices valued by a majority of Americans—can teach us something about the spirit of a nation defined by the religious differences it has struggled to honor throughout its history.
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Fascinating.  51% of Nones prayer.  That has a lot of implications

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Converge Bible Studies

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Converge Bible Studies is a series of topical Bible studies based on the Common English Bible. Each title in the series consists of four studies on a common topic or theme…
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Thematic Bible Study

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Practicing Our Faith

Practicing Our Faith | Personal Spirituality | Scoop.it
practicing our faith: a way of life for a searching people
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Valparaiso Project website for practicing our faith.  Lots of written resources in the Library.

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