Thoughts Matter by Mary Margaret Funk
The Practice of Spiritual Life

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This title introduces the method developed by John Cassian, a fourth-century monk, for concentrating the mind and controlling extraneous thought during meditation.
 

About Mary Margaret Funk

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Mary Margaret Funk is a Benedictine nun of Our Lady of Grace Monastery, Beech Grove, Indiana. From 1994 through 2004, she served as executive director of Monastic Interreligious Dialogue, which fosters dialogue among monastics of the world's religions. In addition to the volumes of the Matters Series, she is the author of "Islam Is: An Experience of Dialogue and Devotion and Into the Depths: A Journey of Loss and Vocation.
 
Published April 1, 1998 by Continuum Intl Pub Group. 144 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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356), other Christian mystics and an occasional Eastern religious mystic, Funk, the executive director of Monastic Interreligious Dialogue, explores Cassian's premise that serious knowledge of God involves three renunciations: of one's former way of life, of the thoughts belonging to that former ...

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