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The Contemplative Mind Is a Mind Liberated from Itself

Action and Contemplation: Week 2 The Contemplative Mind Is a Mind Liberated from Itself Tuesday, May 17, 2016 Within twenty-four hours of Rowan Williams’ address to the Roman Synod of Bishops in 2012, I must have had ten emails from all over the world sending me the following quote and saying, “Richard, you’ve got to… Continue Reading The Contemplative Mind Is a Mind Liberated from Itself

Fully Human

Action and Contemplation: Week 2 Fully Human Monday, May 16, 2016 Many have said, and I totally agree, that true religion is not trying to make human beings spiritual. We’re already spiritual beings. Great religion is trying to make human beings human. That’s not a lightweight cliché. In 2012, Pope Benedict XVI invited then Archbishop… Continue Reading Fully Human

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