The Cloud of Unknowing: Ancient Mysticism for Modern Spirituality

Podcast-style audio course - 12 Topics & 4 CDs
Sacred Heart University
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The Cloud of Unknowing: Ancient Mysticism for Modern Spirituality

Podcast-style audio course - 12 Topics & 4 CDs
Sacred Heart University
Audio Download + Subscription
$0.00
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“Whoever you are, looking for peace, this book is for you.”

The Cloud of Unknowing, a 14th-century mystical text on contemplation amid a pandemic, is experiencing a renaissance in our current moment. Join award-winning Christian spirituality expert Fr. Anthony Ciorra to discover why this “journey from head to heart” is so relevant to today’s spiritual seekers.

Through 12 transformative audio lectures with Fr. Ciorra, a Learn25 favorite, you can experience the power of The Cloud of Unknowing to open your mind and heart. You will discover a precious treasure that will open your eyes to God in the ordinary. As you listen to the lectures, you will understand the relevance of this work to our current moment.

Rather than providing easy answers, the Cloud reveals that contemplation teaches us how to live with uncertainty. You will find a way of praying for the times in which we are living. Simply put, the Cloud shows us that “we cannot think our way into God because God can be
loved but not thought.”

If you are

“Whoever you are, looking for peace, this book is for you.”

The Cloud of Unknowing, a 14th-century mystical text on contemplation amid a pandemic, is experiencing a renaissance in our current moment. Join award-winning Christian spirituality expert Fr. Anthony Ciorra to discover why this “journey from head to heart” is so relevant to today’s spiritual seekers.

Through 12 transformative audio lectures with Fr. Ciorra, a Learn25 favorite, you can experience the power of The Cloud of Unknowing to open your mind and heart. You will discover a precious treasure that will open your eyes to God in the ordinary. As you listen to the lectures, you will understand the relevance of this work to our current moment.

Rather than providing easy answers, the Cloud reveals that contemplation teaches us how to live with uncertainty. You will find a way of praying for the times in which we are living. Simply put, the Cloud shows us that “we cannot think our way into God because God can be
loved but not thought.”

If you are looking for peace, strength, and hope, look no further than The Cloud of Unknowing. These lectures will bring you to the door of the One deep within who will give you the strength to navigate these difficult times.

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Fr. Anthony Ciorra, Ph.D., is a leading expert on Christian spirituality. In recognition of his ministry in the Church, Pope John Paul II awarded him the pontifical honor Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice in 1999. In 2000, he was awarded the Caritas Centennial Award for his work in lay ministry and the Spirit of RENEW Award for his work in interreligious dialogue and ecumenism. His publications include Everyday Mysticism (Crossroad, 1995), Beauty: A Path to God (Paulist Press, 2013), and Moral Formation in the Parish (Alba House, 1998).Fr. Ciorra holds graduate degrees in psychology, spirituality, and pastoral theology. He earned his Ph.D. in Historical Theology from Fordham University. Currently, he is Assistant Vice President for Mission and Catholic Identity at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut. Prior to assuming this post, Fr. Ciorra occupied a number of leadership positions in higher education and beyond, including: dean of the Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education at Fordham University; director of the Center for Theological and Spiritual Development at the College of St. Elizabeth; and director of the Center for Spiritual Development for the Archdiocese of New York.Fr. Ciorra’s professional experience ranges from parish life and preaching to teaching and administration to retreat work and formation ministries. He gives workshops and retreats throughout the world and is active in creating programs for interreligious dialogue among Jews, Christians, and Muslims.
Praise for Anthony Ciorra
“I highly recommend any course by Fr. Anthony Ciorra. His delivery is great, his reflections [are] thoughtful, and [his] questions are challenging. I would have enjoyed having him as a professor. His illustrations are practical.”– Michael Harrison,San Antonio, TX
“Anthony Ciorra—a born teacher—clear and inspiring.”– Sr. Michael,Seaham, County Durham, UK
“Very personable!”– Margaret Gardner,Verona, NJ
 

  • The Cloud of Unknowing: A Spiritual Classic
  • Discovering a Hidden Treasure
  • The Black Death and the Cloud of Unknowing
  • Apophatic Spirituality: Not-Seeing
  • Centering on God
  • Love: A Way of Knowing
  • Choosing a Sacred Word
  • Beauty Will Change the World
  • A Coincidence of Opposites : Martha and Mary
  • Becoming Human
  • Liberation
  • Imagination is More Important than Knowledge

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