• 9780824517816
Joseph Chu-Cong (Author)

The Contemplative Experience

Erotic Love and Spiritual Union

One of the most profound and noble expressions of Christian spirituality, contemplation is as familiar to the Trappist monk as the Buddhist one. In each tradition the power of desire, purified and redirected toward God,…

Out of a rich life-experience, Father Joseph Chu-Cong has given us an extraordinarily good book. I found the chapter on the Eucharist especially powerful. It is an exceptional contribution to the ever-growing interreligious dialogue. —Father M.…
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  • Title: The Contemplative Experience
  • Subtitle: Erotic Love and Spiritual Union
  • Page Count: 152
  • Available Formats: Trade-paper (9780824517816)
  • Edition: Trade Paper
  • Original language: English
  • Retail US: Trade-paper (16.95)
  • Retail Canada: Trade-paper (17.95)
  • Retail Canada: 17.95

Joseph Chu-Cong (Author)

Joseph Chu-Cong, O.C.S.O., a lifelong Christian in exile from his native Vietnam, was prior of St. Joseph’s Abbey in Spencer, Massachusetts.

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