Audio Podcasts

Coronavirus and Contemplation: A Fourth Reflection

This is a fourth podcast in response to a request for information about contemplative prayer in light of social distancing and the coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic. Here I reflect on the fact that, from the beginning, the contemplation of God has always been the true aim of the Christian life, and how the inherently contemplative character of Christian practice has become muddled in the West through various philosophical and historical circumstances. While we will likely continue to post audio reflections, this is the last in this series of four. You can listen to this post by clicking on the "play" button above....

Coronavirus and Contemplation: A Third Reflection

This is a third podcast in response to a request for information about contemplative prayer in light of social distancing and the coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic. Here I reflect on sin and the human condition in light of scripture, most especially the early chapter in Genesis, and how contemplative prayer assists the process of healing. You can listen to this post by clicking on the "play" button above....

Coronavirus and Contemplation: A Second Reflection

This is a second podcast in response to a request for more information about contemplative prayer in light of social distancing and the coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic. Here I provide some practical "how to" advice about the practice of contemplative prayer. You can listen to this post by clicking on the "play" button above....