According to Richard Rohr, "Advent is not about a sentimental waiting for the Baby Jesus,". Rather. Rohr focuses listeners to focus our expectations and anticipation on "the adult Christ, the Cosmic Christ," who challenges us to empty ourselves, to lose ourselves, to surrender. Rohr's inspirational lecture is a perpetual bestseller. Listen, reflect, and prepare your heart and spirit for Christmas. 2 CDs. 2 hours.
Richard Rohr, O.F. M. is founding director of the Center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, New Mexico. A Franciscan priest, Richard is known internationally as a popular speaker, retreat leader and author.
Fr. Richard Rohr is a globally recognized ecumenical teacher bearing witness to the universal awakening within Christian mysticism and the Perennial Tradition. He is a Franciscan priest of the New Mexico Province and founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation (CAC) in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Fr. Richard's teaching is grounded in the Franciscan alternative orthodoxypractices of contemplation and lived kenosis (self-emptying), expressing itself in radical compassion, particularly for the socially marginalized. Fr. Richard is the author of numerous books, including Everything Belongs, Adams Return, The Naked Now, Breathing Under Water, Falling Upward, Immortal Diamond, and Eager to Love: The Alternative Way of Francis of Assisi. Fr. Richard is academic Dean of the Living School for Action and Contemplation. Drawing upon Christianity's place within the Perennial Tradition, the mission of the Living School is to produce compassionate and powerfully learned individuals who will work for positive change in the world based on awareness of our common union with God and all beings. Visit cac.org for more information.
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