Jesus Christ: The Original Mystic

Journey Towards Easter

Fr. Robert Wild’s The Tumbler of God has opened several doors for me – not only has it helped to deepen my appreciation of just how important a thinker G. K. Chesterton is, but it has made me reconsider just what it is that I believe Christian mysticism to be all about. Fr. Wild spends a good deal of time in the earlier chapters of the book assessing the different ways in which we commonly view mysticism, in order that he may show that Chesterton was someone who had received a mystical grace, but after this he takes a look at Our Lord Himself, pointing out that our assessment of whether or not someone is a true mystic is more often than not based on the lives of any number of saints that have already had that title bestowed upon them, whereas a safer guide in making such an assessment…

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About Brother Burrito

A sinner who hopes in God's Mercy, and who cannot stop smiling since realizing that Christ IS the Way , the Truth and the Life. Alleluia!
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