Bundle: 10 Christian Mystics and What They Tell Us of God + The Christian Contemplative Tradition - 14 CDs Total

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Bundle: 10 Christian Mystics and What They Tell Us of God + The Christian Contemplative Tradition - 14 CDs Total

  • Associate professor, Thomas More College
  • Member of the Franciscan Academy
  • Author of 25 books
  • Former Provincial, Dominican Friars
  • Professor, Aquinas Institute of Theology
2 Course Bundle: 36 Lectures (14 CDs) Including Electronic Study Guide
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10 Christian Mystics and What They Tell Us of God
by Fr. Murray Bodo, O.F.M., Ph.D.

The Christian Contemplative Tradition
by Fr. Donald Goergen, O.P., Ph.D.

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Topic Titles
Topic Titles
10 Christian Mystics and What They Tell Us of God
  • Introduction
  • Mary, the First Christian Mystic
  • Francis of Assisi, The Mirror of Christ
  • Julian of Norwich, Anchoress and Visionary of God's Goodness
  • Jacopone da Todi, Poet of the Madness of God
  • St. Catherine of Siena, The Body as the Cell of God
  • St. John of the Cross, Mystic of the Dark Night
  • St. Therese of Lisieux, Anti-Mystic of the Little Way
  • Gerard Manley Hopkins, The Mysticism of Words
  • Simone Weil, Affliction and the Mystical Way
  • Robert Lax, Hermit and Mystic of Patient Waiting
  • Conclusion

The Christian Contemplative Tradition
  • What Contemplation is Not
  • Searching for God
  • The Mystery of Sadness in Contemplative Life
  • Darkness, Emptiness, Aloneness
  • Praying Contemplatively: Christian Meditation
  • Infused Prayer
  • Prayer and Fasting
  • The Great Silence
  • Gifts of the Spirit
  • The Living Word
  • Holy Eucharist; Blessed Sacrament
  • Holy Friendship
  • A Life of Charity
  • Contemplative Love
  • Conversion and Repentance
  • Humility is the Soil
  • The Marriage of Heart and Mind
  • Mary, Mother of God, Contemplative Model
  • Jesus, Son of Mary and Son of God
  • The Evolution of Consciousness
  • Living Contemplatively and Acting Justly
  • From Mindlessness to Mindfulness
  • Remembering the Body
  • Remembering the Church
About Your Presenter


Fr. Murray Bodo, O.F.M., Ph.D., is Associate professor at Thomas More College, a Franciscan Priest and a member of the Franciscan Academy. He earned a Ph.D. in English from the University of Cincinnati and taught English and American Literature and the craft of writing for 36 years. He is an award-winning author of more than 25 books, including the best-selling Francis: The Journey and the DreamMystics: Ten Who Show Us the Ways of God, and Song of the Sparrow: New Poems and Meditations. His poems, stories, and articles have appeared in magazines and literary journals. Fr. Murray resides in Cincinnati, Ohio, and spends three months of the year in Assisi, Italy, as a staff member of Franciscan Pilgrimage Programs.

Photo by Jack Wintz, OFM.

Donald Goergen, O.P., Ph.D., is a Dominican priest, teacher, lecturer, and author. He has published many articles and ten books in the areas of Christology and Christian Spirituality. His most recent book was Fire of Love: Encountering the Holy Spirit. He has taught, lectured and given retreats in Asia, Africa, and throughout North America. He was previously Provincial for the Dominican Friars of the Central Province as well as President of the Dominican Leadership Conference.

He co-founded the Dominican Ashram, a contemplative Dominican community and ministry of prayer, in which he lived for nine years. He previously taught and currently teaches at the Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, MO, where he is also prior of the formation community. His doctorate is in systematic theology, his dissertation on Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, and his current interests include contemplative traditions, East and West, the evolution of consciousness, and the thought of Thomas Aquinas as a spiritual master. Among other honors awarded him, he is the recipient of the 2010 Yves Congar Award from Barry University in Miami.

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