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Beguiled by Beauty: Cultivating a Life of Contemplation and Compassion

Beguiled by Beauty: Cultivating a Life of Contemplation and Compassion

by Wendy Farley

Contemplative disciplines, such as centering prayer and meditation, have been part of Christian life for centuries. They seem hard to practice now, not simply because our distracted and hyperstimulated age makes them difficult but also because they can appear irrelevant to the needs of a fractured and ugly historical moment. Yet these practices are more esse… Read more…

Thirst of God: Contemplating God's Love with Three Women Mystics

Thirst of God: Contemplating God's Love with Three Women Mystics

by Wendy Farley

"There is a rich tradition of wonderful women and other contemplatives who are great resources for thinking differently about Christianity. They emphasized divine love, human compassion, and the radical possibilities of contemplative practices. They were not afraid to criticize the church and indeed thought of the… Read more…

Tragic Vision and Divine Compassion: A Contemporary Theodicy

Tragic Vision and Divine Compassion: A Contemporary Theodicy

by Wendy Farley

Offering an alternative to classic Christian theodicies (justification of God's goodness and omnipotence in view of the existence of evil), Wendy Farley interprets the problem of evil and suffering within a tragic context, advocating compassion to describe the power of God in the struggle against evil.… Read more…