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Active Contemplation

‘Contemplation’ has a number of meanings in current English. But I would like to discuss its meaning in spirituality. What do spiritual writers mean by ‘contemplation’, ‘contemplative prayer’ etc.? I think that in Christian spirituality the various meanings of ‘contemplation’ can be reduced to two. There is the wider meaning of ‘contemplation’ that we find […]