Strike the Cloud Paperback
Understanding and Practising the Teaching of the Cloud of Unknowing
by Graeme Watson;
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Strike the Cloud
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Strike the Cloud by Graeme Watson was published by Spck in September 2011 and is our 48424th best seller. The ISBN for Strike the Cloud is 9780281064250.
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Strike The CloudJohnny Douglas, via The Good Book Stall
Clergy allegedly read books, but the man in the street is the one who reads clergy, and herein lies the challenge for prayer and healthy spirituality in our contemporary times. This slim title engages with and presents the teaching of the 14th century spiritual classic The Cloud of Unknowing in a contemporary form engaging with contemplative prayer, ecumenical churchmanship and where faith beyond Christendom connects.
The chapter concerning humility is moving and challenging. The invitation to fuse the historic and the faithful in our contemporary times is engaging, deep and full of life-giving grace. The breadth of references drawn upon to illustrate the ideas being discussed is surprisingly wide - including current news, inspirational voices, early church fathers, contemporary neurological theory as well the Bible. It has an easy patter making an accessible pathway to contemplative prayer and life in God. It gently nudged me to more discipline, inspiration and solitude in my busy context. 'Pray as you can, not as you can't!' is the best spirit of what this valuable title offers us today.
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Details for Strike the Cloud
|Page last updated||2nd May 2014|
|Author / Artist||Graeme Watson|
|Publisher||Spck (September 2011)|
|Number of Pages||96|