In 1948 the brilliant author, poet, activist, and Trappist monk Thomas Merton published his influential spiritual memoir, which has become a classic. While beautifully written and fascinating, it is not without its problems. Here are two.
A long post on Lewis’s understanding of praise, followed by a survey of his thoughts on the corporate nature of worship, including church music, liturgy, and the sacraments. I conclude with a brief analysis.
Storms has written the best summary now available of Packer’s theology of spirituality, and Ryken has written the most up-to-date biography. I sit down with both men to talk about Packer and his importance.