Love Is Stronger Than Death: The Mystical Union of Two Souls

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SteinerBooks, 2002 - 256 Seiten
This text, written by an Episcopal priest, tells of her intense relationship with Brother Raphael Robin, a 70 year old Trappist monk and hermit. Enriched by Bourgeault's knowledge of the teachings of G.I. Gurdjieff and of Christian mysticism, their story aims to add a new dimension to our understanding of human love and the possiblity of survival beyond the grave.
 

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Nutzerbericht  - jlhowson - LibraryThing

This isn't your typical romance novel; in fact, I'm not sure how to categorize it. Love is Stronger than Death explores the relationship between a Episcopal Priest and buddhist monk, including the nature of relationship after death. Intriguing, but not for someone looking for a casual read. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - chicobico - LibraryThing

The practice of mysticism, in which a soul seeks communion and interior union with God, has a long, well-established tradition within the Christian faith. In the mid 20th century, George Gurdjieff and ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

Inhalt

In Gratitude
xi
WALKING THE WALK
xiii
Introduction
xxvii
The Road Not Taken
28
HOW WE WORKED TOGETHER
49
The South Lesson
63
Wrestling with an Angel
76
The Body of Hope
87
Do the Dead Grow?
126
The Abler Soul
140
The Vow
153
Working in the Wonders
167
A Wedding Sermon
187
A Note on Reincarnation
203
Index
219
Urheberrecht

Building Second Body
104

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Seite v - Old men ought to be explorers Here and there does not matter We must be still and still moving Into another intensity For a further union, a deeper communion Through the dark cold and the empty desolation, The wave cry, the wind cry, the vast waters Of the petrel and the porpoise. In my end is my beginning.

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