Paul is perhaps the most important and yet misunderstood teacher of the Gospel. His letters continue to challenge lay readers and scholars alike. Unfortunately, many interpretations of Paul’s writings give us the impression of a misogynistic, moralistic man. Yet if we read Paul contemplatively, with the non-dual mind, we find rich and mystical meaning woven throughout his compassionate approach to real-world challenges. Fr. Richard introduces us to the Paul we never knew, whose transformative encounter with Christ led him to view all things through eyes of faith. Richard Rohr, OFM
, is a globally recognized ecumenical teacher bearing witness to the universal awakening within Christian mysticism and the Perennial Tradition. He is a Franciscan of the New Mexico Province and founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he serves as Academic Dean of the Living School for Action and Contemplation. Fr. Richard is the author of numerous books, including The Naked Now
, Everything Belongs
, Adam’s Return
, Breathing Under Water
, Falling Upward
, Immortal Diamond
, and Eager to Love
This talk, originally titled “Meeting the St. Paul You Never Knew,” was presented via webcast in February 2014.
1 CD, approximately 74 minutes.
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