Red Church Door Podcast

Into the Mystics



Since the birth of the church, there has been a branch of mysticism that has invited believers into deep and complex experiences with the divine. On this episode of the Red Church Door Podcast, Colin shares his recent exploration with the Christian mystics and welcomes this week's guest, Robert A. Jonas, M.T.S. Jonas (as is he called by those who know him) is the founder and director of The Empty Bell, a contemplative sanctuary in Northampton, MA, with a special emphasis on Buddhist-Christian dialogue, and on the arts. Colin talks to Jonas about the intersection of Christianity and Eastern religious traditions meet, the impact of the Empty Bell in Christian and Buddhist dialogue, and the role Jonas's deep friendship with Henri Nouwen has had on his own faith journey.   Show Notes: The Empty Bell: World Community for Christian Meditation: Contemplative Outreach Center: