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Articles & Reflections 2016-11-11T16:39:17+00:00

The Contemplative as Iconoclast: The Countercultural Nature of Contemplation

January 30th, 2013|All, Carmelite Writings, Classic Articles, History|

Donald W. Buggert, O. Carm. By way of an introductory comment, let me say that I am not a mystical theologian. I approach this topic as a systematic theologian, and so I present my position [...]

The Carmelite Rule: Reading the Bible in the Quest for Holiness

November 14th, 2012|All, Classic Articles, History|

Craig E. Morrison, O.Carm. Pontifical Biblical Institute Via della Pilotta 25 00187 Rome Italy Introduction The Carmelite Rule teaches not only by its exhortation but also by its biblical hermeneutic that the path to holiness [...]

Flowers

November 13th, 2012|All, Poetry and Reflections|

When my child was young she brought me flowers from the field: Queen Anne’s lace, buttercups, and dandelion blooms. Broken crudely from their earth-bound roots these gems of Your creation would then be lightly laid [...]