Monthly Archives: June 2010

Merton on Christ

Thomas Merton, like many in the Catholic faith (and many in the Emergent Church) appears at times to be flirting with heresy. Often it seems from some of their descriptions of the commonality of the various World Religions that they … Continue reading

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NOETIC HESYCHIA

NOETIC HESYCHIA  This essay contains some Eastern Orthodox terminology: Noetic refers to the mind, Hesychia refers to the prayer of silence, and nous refers to the “soul” or “mind of the heart”…..Ed The only method which leads to deification and … Continue reading

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