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The Wisdom Jesus

Transforming Heart and Mind : A New Perspective on Christ and His Message
Bourgeault, Cynthia (Book - 2008)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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If you put aside what you think you know about Jesus and approach the Gospels as though for the first time, something remarkable happens: Jesus emerges as a teacher of the transformation of consciousness. Cynthia Bourgeault is a masterful guide to Jesus's vision and to the traditional contemplative practices you can use to experience the heart of his teachings for yourself.

Baker & Taylor
Provides a new perspective on Jesus Christ that emphasizes his role as a teacher of radical wisdom and compassion, drawing on the Gospels, contemplative experience, and newly discovered ancient Christian documents to offer a fresh new understanding of Jesus and his teaching. Original. 15,000 first printing.

Authors: Bourgeault, Cynthia
Statement of Responsibility: Cynthia Bourgeault
Title: The wisdom Jesus
transforming heart and mind : a new perspective on Christ and his message
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Shambhala, c2008
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: viii, 223 p. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-216) and index
Contents: The teachings of Jesus
Jesus as a recognition event
Jesus in context
The kingdom of heaven is within you
The path of Metanoia
A gospel of Thomas sampler
Kenosis : the path of self-emptying love
Jesus as tantric master
The mysteries of Jesus
The incarnation
The passion
Crucifixion and its aftermath
The great Easter fast
Christian wisdom practices
Centering prayer meditation
Lectio divina
Chanting and psalmody
Welcoming
Eucharist
Subject Headings: Jesus Christ
LCCN: 2007044952
ISBN: 9781590305805
1590305809
Branch Call Number: 232 B
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Apr 08, 2012
  • patienceandfortitude rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

A good book for those who are interested in mysticism, Chrisitian meditation, centering prayer, and ways to increase their awareness and connection to Christ.

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