• Bernard McGinn

    • Bernard McGinn, PhD, is a Roman Catholic theologian and scholar of spirituality who has written extensively on various aspects of mysticism. He currently is Naomi Shenstone Donnelley Professor Emeritus of Historical Theology and of the History of Christianity in the Divinity School and the Committees on Medieval Studies and on General Studies at the University of Chicago.

Mystics Invite Us to Imagine

Selected excerpts by Bernard McGinn (August 2018 eNews) [M]ystics invite us to imagine and even to explore an inner transformation of the self based on a new understanding of the human relation to God. For some mystics this understanding is rooted in extraordinary forms of consciousness, such as visions and ecstasies, which most of their […]

July 07, 2018 by Bernard McGinn
Categories: Contemplative Spirituality. Formats: Article and eNews Article.