Existentialism and Christian Zen (Paperback)

An East/West Way to Christ

By A. William McVey

John Hunt Publishing, 9781780995939, 95pp.

Publication Date: October 16, 2012

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Description

It is a small book written for readers without an in depth background in philosophy, especially existentialism. It is an examinnation of the interface between Christian meditation and Zen Buddhism. It is contextual, and as of yet I have not included the meditation workshop book that I use when I am giving workshops on Christian Zen meditation. Presently, it is really in the format of an in depth essay. The style is siminlar to one of your publications that had led me to your site i.e Emotion and Psyche, Marc Jackson.I have presented this workshop also on college campuses in the midwest, and it was received well. It helps greatly clarify the nature o af promising and practical dialogue between Christian existentialism and the practice of Zen.


About the Author

Father McVey is an Episcopal priest, a Rector, who is well known for preaching, a radion program and lectures on Spirituality. BTh. University of Ottawa Canada, Master of Arts, Wifred Laurier University, Wateloo Ont (masters in sociology of religion). Ordained in the 60s as a Roman Catholic priest, and became an Episcopal priest in the 80s. He worked in the private sector for 25 years primarily in market research, and I taugh marketing in the MBA program at Webster University. I went into fulltime parish work ten years ago, and also do workshops on two main topics i.e. leadership and mystical metaphysics