Meet the Faculty
Student of Thomas Merton and clinical psychologist, Dr. James Finley teaches how connecting to our Divine indwelling can transcend fear and shame and awaken to our True Self. A faculty member at the Center for Action and Contemplation, he is the author of Merton’s Palace of Nowhere and The Contemplative Heart, and the host of CAC’s podcast Turning to the Mystics.
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James Finley and Kirsten Oates turn to Thomas Merton for spiritual guidance. In the style of Lectio Divina, James Finley works with a variety of Thomas Merton’s writings and reflects on the qualitive essence of the spirit of found within each text.