Length: 158 mins.
Julian of Norwich has been called by Thomas Merton
"the greatest English theologian". In her "Revelations of Divine
Love", written in the 14th century Julian speaks to a 21st-century
audience. She speaks of the feminine in God, the existence of hell,
the wrath of God, the Trinity and many other aspects of the Christian
faith in a way that, 600 years later, is still on the cutting edge of
Fr Meninger's talk was recorded during a conference on
October 3, 2015 at St Monica Catholic Church, Dallas, Texas.
William Meninger, OCSO, is a Trappist monk, priest and author
currently residing at St Benedicts Monastery in Snowmass, Colorado.
William Meninger, OCSO, was born and educated in the Boston area and
was ordained in 1958, after 8 years in St. John's Seminary. He was
incardinated into the Diocese of Yakima, Washington. In 1963 he
entered the Trappists at St. Joseph's Abbey in Spencer, Massachusetts,
where he served in the guest house for 15 years, taught Scripture,
liturgy and patristics; served as prior and dean of the junior
professed monks. In 1979 he was transferred to a daughter house, St.
Benedicts Monastery in Snowmass, Colorado, where he served as Prior,
vocation director, novice master, and teacher of theology and
scripture. He spent 3 years in Israelwhere he studied scripture and
taught at the Center for Biblical Studies in Jerusalem. In 1974 he
originated the workshop on Contemplative Meditation (later known as
Centering Prayer) which he now teaches worldwide along with workshops
on Forgiveness, the Enneagram, Sacred Scriptures, and Prayer.
Fr William is the author of many books including:
The Loving Search for God: Contemplative Prayer and
the Cloud of Unknowing (Apr 2, 1998)
The Process of Forgiveness (Mar 1, 1997)
Julian of Norwich: A Mystic for Today (Jul 16, 2010)
Joyful Noise: A Monastic Approach to the Psalms (Jan
All Manner of Things (Mar 27, 2012)