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By Christopher Pramuk

ISBN-10: 0814648169

ISBN-13: 9780814648162

In this sequence of deeply meditative retreat meetings, Christopher Pramuk leads the reader via a sustained meditation on Wisdom-Sophia, the female face of God’s presence alive on this planet, who speaks and sings within the writings of Thomas Merton. With the sensitivity of a poet and the highbrow acuity of a pro instructor and Catholic theologian, Pramuk invitations readers to style and spot for themselves the hidden presence of Christ and the dynamism of affection at play in construction; the biblical and mystical culture from East to West calls this presence Sophia. taking a look past Merton to find her presence within the silent and damaged landscapes of our international at the present time, Pramuk indicates Sophia peculiarly to be the bearer of wish in an age of unspeakable violence and planetary destruction.

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