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38. Interview With Phileena Heuertz, author of Mindful Silence

11/10/2018
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A talk with Phileena Heuertz about her new book, Mindful Silence: The Heart of Christian Contemplation. You can help us keep this podcast going by donating at https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=GK72ULV8X66ZY&source=url

Duration:00:44:09

37. Interview With Roy Hoagland About Barmen Today

10/19/2018
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Interview with Roy Hoagland, one of the students at the Living School who helped put together Barmen Today. Barmen Today, A Contemporary Contemplative Declaration can be heard in audio form on The Contemplative Light YouTube page or in the previous podcast episode. It can be read and signed here. https://www.change.org/p/we-want-to-remain-faithful-to-both-the-divine-which-we-seek-to-understand-and-the-love-which-we-seek-to-live Audio Reading on YouTube:...

Duration:00:40:11

36. Barmen Today: A Contemporary Contemplative Declaration

10/19/2018
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An audio reading of Barmen Today, A Contemporary Contemplative Declaration. This was crafted and signed by students and faculty at the Living School at the Center for Action and Contemplation. I have performed an audio reading per their request to help support this noble cause. The next episode will feature an interview with one of the students who crafted this document. To read and sign the document, visit: http://bit.ly/barmentoday

Duration:00:10:26

35. Interview With Rev. Stuart Higginbotham On Integrating Contemplation In A Parish Community

10/17/2018
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Stuart Higginbotham talks about Parish life and contemplative spirituality. Can you integrate the two? Can contemplative practices exist harmoniously in the institutional church? What does a contemplative reformation look like? Contemplative Light offers a free mini-course on The Christian Mystics here. https://contemplativelight1.lpages.co/mini-course-squeeze-page/

Duration:01:04:02

34. Interview With Christiana Peterson, author of Mystics And Misfits

10/12/2018
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Interview with Christiana Peterson about her book, Mystics And Misfits. Christiana and I talk about all sorts of things, a great candid interview of discovery and laughter. Contemplative Light offers a class on The Christian Mystics. Find out more here. https://contemplativelight.teachable.com/p/living-sacraments1

Duration:01:00:59

33. Buddhism, The Four Noble Truths, And The 8 Fold Path, with Chris Luard

9/30/2018
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Chris Luard reviews the core principles of Buddhism and how it influences his meditation practice and teachings.

Duration:00:20:46

32. Interview With Dr. Thomas Bushlack About His Spiritual Journey In Contemplative Christianity

9/17/2018
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Dr. Thomas Bushlack is associate professor of Theology and Christian Ethics at the Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, MO, where he is also assistant director of the Ashley-O’Rourke Center for Health Ministry Leadership. He is also a Trustee of the Trust for the Meditation Process, an Oblate of St. John’s Abbey (Collegeville, MN), and a commissioned presenter of Centering Prayer through Contemplative Outreach, Ltd. As a scholar, teacher, and author he enjoys offering workshops,...

Duration:01:19:42

31. Shankara And Advaita Vedanta: Nondual Teachings

9/2/2018
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We turn to India in this podcast, going over the life and work of Shankara and the Advaita Vedanta thread of Hindu philosophy. Contemplative Light offers a free mini-course on The Christian Mystics. You can get it here. https://contemplativelight1.lpages.co/mini-course-squeeze-page/

Duration:00:21:18

30. Robert MacNaughton Of The Integral Center: Jordan Peterson, Ken Wilber, and Waking Up In America

8/28/2018
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We talk with Robert about social issues, structure-stages, and the latest craze of Jordan Peterson's popularity. Robert is a leader within the Integral Theory "movement" initiated by Ken Wilber's philosophical work. He led the Integral Center in Boulder, and has fresh insight from both a practioner view and leadership view. We look at the clash between post-modernism and modernist thinking: in Integral terms, Orange and Green. We also dive into the different spiritual paths Robert has...

Duration:01:06:59

29. The Four Paths Of Yoga And Contemplative Christianity

8/18/2018
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A look at the four paths of yoga. Do other mystical traditions have versions of these? What would these look like in a contemplative Christian context? In a contemporary, non-religious context? For our free illustrated eBook on The Christian Mystics, go here. https://contemplativelight1.lpages.co/a-beginners-guide-to-the-christian-mystics/

Duration:00:31:06

28. Suffering Makes Room For Contemplation, with Lisa Delay

8/14/2018
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Lisa Delay of the Spark My Muse podcast talks with Clint. Contemplative Light offers a free mini-course on The Christian Mystics. Sign up here. contemplativelight1.lpages.co/mini-cours…eeze-page/

Duration:00:49:59

27. Dr. Andrew Parnham on Happiness, Relationships, and Attachment Theory

8/8/2018
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Dr. Andrew Parnham talks about happiness and relationships. His new book, Lasting Happiness, is available here. https://amzn.to/2nkFvQF Contemplative Light has a free illustrated eBook on The Christian Mystics here. https://contemplativelight1.lpages.co/a-beginners-guide-to-the-christian-mystics/

Duration:00:57:49

26. Dark Night Of The Soul And Integral Theory: The Poetry Of St. John Of The Cross

8/2/2018
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A look at the poem and exposition of Dark Night of The Soul by St. John of The Cross, as seen through the frameworks of Ken Wilber and Religious thought. Contemplative Light offers a free mini-course on The Christian Mystics. Sign up here. contemplativelight1.lpages.co/mini-cours…eeze-page/

Duration:00:43:32

25. Evidence of the Afterlife with Hospice Chaplain Michael Laird

7/24/2018
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Hospice chaplain Michael Laird shares stories of clients. He says ninety percent of them have visions of "the other side" before passing on. Some see deceased relatives and ancestors; others see holy figures like Buddha and Jesus. All of the visions appear positive and function like assurances that a place is being prepared for them on the other side. This is a fascinating podcast because it is, in a sense, research into the dying process and can give viewers hope of a World Without End....

Duration:00:51:27

24. Interview With Christine Valters Paintner: Contemplation And The Arts

7/16/2018
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I had a pleasant chat with Christine Valters Paintner. Christine Valters Paintner is the online abbess for Abbey of the Arts, a virtual monastery offering classes and resources on contemplative practice and creative expression. She earned a doctorate in Christian spirituality from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California, and achieved professional status as a registered expressive arts consultant and educator from the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association....

Duration:00:36:46

23. Interview with Roger Castillo: Jnana Yoga and Gnosis

7/10/2018
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Interview with Roger Castillo. To find out more about Roger, you can visit his site at www.rogercastillo.org Contemplative Light will be launching a class on The Christian Mystics in late July. You can get our free illustrated guide to the Christian Mystics below. https://contemplativelight1.lpages.co/a-beginners-guide-to-the-christian-mystics/

Duration:00:49:54

22. Where Psychological Healing Meets Contemplative Prayer, with Michael Hoffner

6/12/2018
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An Interview With Michael Hoffner. For more, visit our website at https://www.contemplativelight.com

Duration:00:51:34

21. Is Christian Mysticism Spooky? Amos Smith On Scripture and Mysticism.

5/21/2018
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Dr. Amos Smith talks with Clint about his new book on Christian Mysticism, to be released in June through Paraclete Press. Amos addresses some concerns about the Christian mystical tradition and talks about the scriptural evidence for a Christian mystical tradition.

Duration:00:46:13

20. Trevor Oswalt On Sound Healing And The Sacred Journey

5/4/2018
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Trevor Oswalt (a.k.a. East Forest) is a unique bird in the Wild West aviary of electronic music. While his shamanic ambient electropop can be contextualized along with Aphex Twin, Philip Glass and Sigur Ros, the fundamental mission of his project is to create sonic architecture for others to explore their own inner space. Thus, it is a process of opening doorways for the listener to walk through, which takes patience. Patience, while typically thought of as kryptonite in the instant...

Duration:01:00:36

19. Daniel Coleman on Presence And Process

5/1/2018
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Daniel Coleman talks about his work in process theology, his own journey of faith and trial, and his book, Presence And Process. Contemplative Light is a community of interfaith spiritual teachers rooted in the Christian contemplative tradition providing resources for the healing of persons. For more, visit https://www.contemplativelight.com

Duration:01:05:09