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 16th-Century Spanish mystic St. John of The Cross for spiritual guidance as they explore his writings, discovering how one might integrate his poetry and teachings into our daily lives.