Meditation for Christians: Entering the Mind of Christ

A practice oriented course in Christianity s unique meditation tradition, contemplative prayer, presented by James Finley, author, teacher, and former student of Thomas Merton Finley has been at the forefront of the Christian meditation movement for over 20 years, and in this guided retreat, he leads you into your own direct experience of the heart of contemplative prayerA practice oriented course in Christianity s unique meditation tradition, contemplative prayer, presented by James Finley, author, teacher, and former student of Thomas Merton Finley has been at the forefront of the Christian meditation movement for over 20 years, and in this guided retreat, he leads you into your own direct experience of the heart of contemplative prayer Includes a complete guided session on the practice of Christian meditation.Note Excerpted from the full length audio course Christian Meditation.
Meditation for Christians Entering the Mind of Christ A practice oriented course in Christianity s unique meditation tradition contemplative prayer presented by James Finley author teacher and former student of Thomas Merton Finley has been at the f

  • Title: Meditation for Christians: Entering the Mind of Christ
  • Author: James Finley
  • ISBN: 9781591791218
  • Page: 449
  • Format: Audio CD
  • 1 thought on “Meditation for Christians: Entering the Mind of Christ”

    1. This is a must read for anyone who wants to be more spiritual and loving, particularly learn to love themselves more. There are no fancy tricks or methodologies here, not really. It's about setting aside the time and doing it-consistently-without expectation or a real agenda.The greatest quote in the book-and it's a big one to come to terms with-is that God loves satan as much as He loves Jesus. This is to reassure each of us that God loves us just as much, just as we are. This also takes me dow [...]

    2. Sample quote: “Meditation in the Christian tradition is sometimes referred to as ‘unknowing.’ It’s a kind of knowing that’s realized in passing beyond the frontiers of the customary ways of knowing dependent on thought.”

    3. This was a helpful audible guide to Christian Meditation as Finley interprets it. He incorporates many useful practical tips about background, posture, timers etc. Having a guided meditation during the book is helpful as we can do too much reading about the topic when we really need to experience it. On the downside, the recorded reading is a little hypnotic in style at some points (not just during the guided meditation) and gives the listening experience a bit of a flat feel. This could be quit [...]

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