"Are we prepared to promote conditions in which the living contact with God can be reestablished? For our lives today have become godless to the point of complete vacuity. God is no longer with us in the conscious sense of the word. He is denied, ignored, excluded from every claim to have a part in our daily life." - Alfred Delp, S.J.
Friday, October 23, 2009
Christopher West: Defending his life.
I'm no expert, but it seems to me the truth of the matter is that it is rarely taught because this grace is normally only given to souls who have been elevated to a certain degree of contemplation and/or mystical union, and usually only after serious mortification and purgation of the senses. West might do well to study more closely the authentic mystics of the Catholic Church - especially the works of St. John of the Cross.
UPDATE: Be sure and Check out Steve Kellmeyer's latest response to West.