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The History of Christian Spirituality

Narrated by: Fr. Anthony Ciorra PhD
Length: 15 hrs and 31 mins
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Join one of the country's leading spirituality professors in exploring more than 2,000 years of our spiritual history. In The History of Christian Spirituality, you will discover the marvelous gifts bestowed by our spiritual ancestors. These 36 lively, enlightening lectures will take you on a journey from the age of the apostles to our current day. Along the way, you'll meet the greatest spiritual figures of the Christian tradition, explore the wisdom of the church fathers, experience the mystical visions of St. Catherine of Siena and St. John of the Cross, encounter the towering works of St. Augustine, and much more.

As you explore the major themes that have shaped the hearts and minds of countless believers, you will discover the full richness and beauty of the Christian spiritual tradition. Too often the treasures of the Christian tradition have not been passed along from one generation to the next. Now you can meet the inspiring men and women who have gone before you on the spiritual journey.

You will encounter the many paths to God that have unfolded in the history of Christian spirituality. Let the spiritual writers and our compelling history speak to your heart and empower you to carry their torch into the 21st century. Our spiritual tradition and its practices are relevant now more than ever.

Embark on this journey and enrich your spiritual life today.

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conviction can lead you far

the narrator is personaly involved and loves his students, so that we follow him on this marvellous journey. however I wish he could re-record the whole course without the many err, err that marr his elocution.



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  • Denise A. Frizzell
  • 15-02-19

Very informative and interesting!

Thank you Father Ciorra! I thoroughly enjoyed listening to this audiobook on Christian spirituality! I recommend to all who desire to connect more deeply with the contemplative Christian tradition.