The heresy of Quietism ravaged the Church in the 17th-century, but its fallout continues to the present day.
David Torkington explains how heresies caused great damage to Christianity, and to our understanding and practice prayer itself.
What is centering prayer? Are there good and bad ways to pray? Learn from St Peter of Alcántara in the book “Finding God through Meditation”.
What is a hair shirt? Did St Teresa of Avila actually recommend them? Find out how voluntary mortification is to be done…and under what circumstances. Involuntary mortification is addressed as well.
St. Teresa of Avila had a brother? Who knew?! Find out about her spiritual counsel to him regarding spiritual favors and aridity, and progress in the spiritual life, in today’s episode of Divine Intimacy Radio with Dan Burke and Melissa Elson.
Orthodoxy Navigating the Interior Life Spiritual Dictionary Orthodoxy – Right belief, as compared with heterodoxy or heresy. This Spiritual Dictionary Term is
Though this blog is primarily dedicated to positive teachings the spiritual life, from time to time there are issues that must be addressed that are