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Essay: A Distinctively Christian Contemplation: A Comparison with Other Religions, by Glen G. Scorgie

This essay by Glen G. Scorgie appears in Embracing Contemplation: Reclaiming a Christian Spiritual Practice which according to the publisher “offers a distinctly evangelical consideration of the benefits of contemplation.” In their introduction to the volume, the book’s editors write that Scorgie . . … Continue reading

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Essay: ’To Gaze on the Beauty of the Lord’: The Evangelical Resistance and Retrieval of Contemplation, by Tom Schwanda

This essay by Tom Schwanda appears in Embracing Contemplation: Reclaiming a Christian Spiritual Practice which according to the publisher “offers a distinctly evangelical consideration of the benefits of contemplation.” In their introduction to the volume, the book’s editors write that … Continue reading

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Article: “To Gaze on the Beauty of the Lord”: The Evangelical Resistance and Retrieval of Contemplation, by Tom Schwanda

In a recent article published in Journal of Spiritual Formation and Soul Care (Spring 2014, v. 7, n. 1, pp. 62-84), Tom Schwanda argues that, contra some Evangelical critics of contemplative practice, contemplation has a place in the Evangelical church. Here’s … Continue reading

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