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Author Borella, Jean

Title The secret of the Christian way : a contemplative ascent through the writings of Jean Borella / edited and translated by G. John Champoux
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2001
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 215 pages) : illustrations
Series SUNY series in Western esoteric traditions
Contents The gnosis with a true name -- Trinity and creation -- The inevitable "failure" of Nicholas of Cusa -- The essence of the symbol -- The constitution of man according to the New Testament -- Love and gnosis in the crucified mediator -- The human ternary and the opening of the heart in the Old Testament -- Love of self and love of God -- The Trinitarian functions of the Hypostases -- The essence and forms of the "Body of Christ" -- The "Body of Christ" and the work of salvation -- The metaphysics of the eternal exposi
Summary "Gathering key writings from the French religious philosopher Jean Borella's works, this book moves the reader from the immediacy of the physical world to a world deep within ourselves. Throughout Borella's writing, there is a "resurrectional" power to his words, a way of seeing things that "makes all things new," that endows us with an ability to look anew on Christ and his Body the Church. Translator and editor G. John Champoux has used a selection from Saint Bonaventure's The Soul's Journey into God to preface each of Borella's writings and to show how these insights can take us from our ordinary surroundings into our innermost world."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 205) and indexes
Notes English
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Subject Borella, Jean -- Religion
Spiritual life -- Catholic Church
Form Electronic book
Author Champoux, G. John, 1946-
LC no. 00033838
ISBN 0791448436
Other Titles Works. Selections. English. 2001