Turning to the Mystics with James Finley

By Center for Action and Contemplation

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David Rupke
 Aug 15, 2020
A surprising and refreshing journey to God.

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Turning to the Mystics is a podcast for people searching for something more meaningful, intimate and richly present in the divine gift of their lives. James Finley, clinical psychologist and Living School faculty, offers a modern take on the historical contemplative practices of Christian mystics like Teresa of Avila, Thomas Merton, John of the Cross among others. Leaning into their experiences can become a gateway to hope, healing and oneness. Together with Kirsten Oates from the Center for Action and Contemplation, they explore listener questions and examine their own paths as modern contemplatives in this beautiful and broken world.

Episode Date
Dialogue 6: The Prayer in Ordinary Life
Jun 10, 2024
The Way of a Pilgrim: Session 6
Jun 03, 2024
Dialogue 5: The Realm of the Heart
May 27, 2024
The Way of a Pilgrim: Session 5
May 20, 2024
Dialogue 4: The Prayer Takes Hold
May 13, 2024
The Way of a Pilgrim: Session 4
May 06, 2024
Dialogue 3: The Pilgrim Learns to Pray
Apr 29, 2024
The Way of a Pilgrim: Session 3
Apr 22, 2024
Dialogue 2: The Teacher Arrives
Apr 15, 2024
The Way of a Pilgrim: Session 2
Apr 08, 2024
Dialogue 1: The Journey Begins
Apr 01, 2024
The Way of a Pilgrim: Session 1
Mar 25, 2024
Turning to The Way of a Pilgrim
Mar 18, 2024
Mechthild of Magdeburg: Listener Questions (Part 2)
Dec 04, 2023
Mechthild of Magdeburg: Listener Questions (Part 1)
Nov 28, 2023
Bonus: Bernard McGinn on Mechthild, Eckhart, and Mysticism
Nov 06, 2023
Coaching Session: May God Bind Us All
Oct 23, 2023
Dialogue 3: A Love That Binds
Oct 16, 2023
Mechthild of Magdeburg: Session 3
Oct 09, 2023
Dialogue 2: A Loving Exchange
Oct 02, 2023
Mechthild of Magdeburg: Session 2
Sep 25, 2023
Dialogue 1: The Soul Came to Love
Sep 18, 2023
Mechthild of Magdeburg: Session 1
Sep 11, 2023
Turning to Mechthild of Magdeburg
Sep 05, 2023
Bonus: Meister Eckhart Resources
Aug 23, 2023
Meister Eckhart: Listener Questions (Part 3)
Aug 14, 2023
Meister Eckhart: Listener Questions (Part 2)
Aug 07, 2023
Meister Eckhart: Listener Questions (Part 1)
Jul 31, 2023
Bonus: Meister Eckhart's Life and Influence feat. Rev. Matthew Fox
Jun 12, 2023
A Coaching Session on Eckhart's Path
Jun 05, 2023
Dialogue 4: Surrendering to the Ground
May 30, 2023
Meister Eckhart: Session 4
May 22, 2023
Dialogue 3: Eckhart’s Path of Detachment
May 15, 2023
Meister Eckhart: Session 3
May 08, 2023
Dialogue 2: The Hidden Ground of God
May 01, 2023
Meister Eckhart: Session 2
Apr 24, 2023
Dialogue 1: The Mystery of the “I Don’t Know”
Apr 17, 2023
Meister Eckhart: Session 1
Apr 10, 2023
Turning to Meister Eckhart
Apr 03, 2023
Bonus: The Healing Path
Mar 28, 2023
Coming Soon: Turning to Meister Eckhart
Mar 21, 2023
Julian of Norwich: Listener Questions
Nov 10, 2022
Dialogue 3: Chapter 5
Oct 10, 2022
Julian of Norwich: Session 3
Oct 03, 2022
Dialogue 2: Chapter 10, The Long Text
Sep 26, 2022
Julian of Norwich: Session 2
Sep 19, 2022
Dialogue 1: Chapter 10, The Long Text
Sep 12, 2022
Julian of Norwich: Session 1
Sep 05, 2022
Turning to Julian of Norwich
Aug 29, 2022
The Cloud of Unknowing: Listener Questions
Jun 08, 2022
A Coaching Session on Centering Prayer
May 09, 2022
Dialogue 4: The Perfect Life
May 02, 2022
The Cloud of Unknowing: Session 4
Apr 25, 2022
Dialogue 3: The Singular Life
Apr 18, 2022
The Cloud of Unknowing: Session 3
Apr 11, 2022
Dialogue 2: The Special Life
Apr 04, 2022
The Cloud of Unknowing: Session 2
Mar 28, 2022
Dialogue 1: The Common Life
Mar 21, 2022
The Cloud of Unknowing: Session 1
Mar 14, 2022
Turning to The Cloud of Unknowing
Mar 07, 2022
Guigo II: Listener Questions
Dec 20, 2021
Bonus: Childlike Acceptance (An Advent Reflection)
Dec 17, 2021
A Coaching Session on Lectio
Dec 13, 2021
Dialogue 3: Mystical Consciousness, The Path of Consistency
Dec 06, 2021
Guigo II: Session 3
Nov 29, 2021
Dialogue 2: What is Mystical Contemplation?
Nov 22, 2021
Guigo II: Session 2
Nov 18, 2021
Dialogue 1: What is Lectio, Meditation, and Prayer?
Nov 08, 2021
Guigo II: Session 1
Nov 01, 2021
Turning to Guigo II
Oct 25, 2021
Bonus: The Dark Night, Depression and Suffering
Jul 19, 2021
St. John of the Cross: Listener Questions
Jul 12, 2021
Dialogue 6: The Spiritual Canticle
Jun 14, 2021
St. John of the Cross: Session 7
Jun 07, 2021
Dialogue 5: The Inner Experience
May 31, 2021
St. John of the Cross: Session 6
May 24, 2021
Bonus Session: The Dark Night
May 17, 2021
Dialogue 4: The Dark Night
May 10, 2021
St. John of the Cross: Session 5
May 03, 2021
Dialogue 3: The Ascent of Mount Carmel
Apr 26, 2021
St. John of the Cross: Session 4
Apr 19, 2021
St. John of the Cross: Session 3
Apr 12, 2021
Dialogue 2: The Ascent of Mount Carmel
Apr 05, 2021
Bonus Good Friday Homily: Are We Forsaken?
Apr 02, 2021
St. John of the Cross: Session 2
Mar 29, 2021
Dialogue 1: The Ascent of Mount Carmel
Mar 22, 2021
St. John of the Cross: Session 1
Mar 15, 2021
Turning to St. John of the Cross
Mar 08, 2021
Coming Soon: Turning to St. John of the Cross
Feb 08, 2021
Bonus: The Gift (A Meditation on Advent)
Dec 08, 2020
Bonus: Grounding Meditation for the Election
Nov 03, 2020
Teresa of Avila: Listener Questions (Part 2)
Oct 12, 2020
Teresa of Avila: Listener Questions (Part 1)
Oct 05, 2020
Dialogue: The Sixth and Seventh Mansions (Part 2)
Sep 28, 2020
Dialogue: The Sixth and Seventh Mansions (Part 1)
Sep 21, 2020
Bonus: Richard Rohr on Turning to Teresa of Avila
Sep 14, 2020
Teresa of Avila: Session 6
Sep 07, 2020
Teresa of Avila: Session 5
Aug 31, 2020
Bonus: The Life and Work of Teresa of Avila feat. Mirabai Starr
Aug 24, 2020
Dialogue: The Fifth Mansion
Aug 17, 2020
Teresa of Avila: Session 4
Aug 10, 2020
Dialogue: The Fourth Mansion
Jul 27, 2020
Teresa of Avila: Session 3
Jul 20, 2020
Dialogue: The Second Mansion
Jul 13, 2020
Dialogue: The First Mansion
Jul 06, 2020
Teresa of Avila: Session 2
Jun 29, 2020
Teresa of Avila: Session 1
Jun 22, 2020
Turning to Teresa of Avila
Jun 15, 2020
Bonus: The Mystics and Social Justice
Jun 10, 2020
Additional Resources for Studying Thomas Merton
May 28, 2020
Questions About the Practice
May 11, 2020
Thomas Merton: Responding to Listener Questions
May 04, 2020
Thomas Merton: Session 8
Apr 27, 2020
Thomas Merton: Session 7
Apr 20, 2020
Bonus: Grounding Ourselves in Life and Resurrection
Apr 15, 2020
Thomas Merton: Session 6
Apr 13, 2020
Bonus: A Meditation on Holy Week
Apr 08, 2020
Thomas Merton: Session 5
Apr 06, 2020
Bonus: Deathless Beauty in the Fleetingness of Time
Apr 02, 2020
Thomas Merton: Session 4
Mar 30, 2020
Bonus: Sink Into the Taproot of Your Heart
Mar 23, 2020
Thomas Merton: Session 3
Mar 16, 2020
Thomas Merton: Session 2
Mar 09, 2020
Thomas Merton: Session 1
Mar 02, 2020
Turning to Thomas Merton
Feb 24, 2020
Instructions for The Practice
Feb 17, 2020
Introducing James Finley
Feb 08, 2020