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Philip Harvey
Philip Harvey is librarian of the Carmelite Library in Melbourne. Two other blogs by Philip Harvey: http://wordsbyphilipharvey.blogspot.com.au/ Words by Philip Harvey http://clippingandcoining.blogspot.com.au/ Clipping and Coining
Philip Harvey is librarian of the Carmelite Library in Melbourne. Two other blogs by Philip Harvey: http://wordsbyphilipharvey.blogspot.com.au/ Words by Philip Harvey http://clippingandcoining.blogspot.com.au/ Clipping and Coining
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Reveries of libraries, the twenty-second : TRAMPING AND HAULING
Sarah Ruden The Internet, on balance, seems to me to have been no
friend of scholarship. When you had to tramp to the library for books and
articles, you tramped only when well motivated, and you studied and evaluated
whatever you hauled home so as not to f...
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Patricia Lovett MBE on the Art and History of Calligraphy
 The Calligraphy Society of Victoria in
association with the Carmelite Library is pleased to present Patricia Lovett
MBE. If you are in Melbourne on Friday the 29 th of December you may
like to visit the Library for a talk on calligraphy. Patricia Lovett is...
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St Ephraim the Syrian: Hymns of the Pearl (1)
On Tuesday the 21 st of
November Bata Bardak gave a paper on St Ephraim the Syrian’s ‘Hymns of the
Pearl’ to the Spiritual Reading Group at the Carmelite Library. His selection
of readings from the hymns is found at (2) on this blog, following the paper
her...
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St Ephraim the Syrian: Hymns of the Pearl (2)
On Tuesday the 21 st of
November Bata Bardak gave a paper on St Ephraim the Syrian’s ‘Hymns of the
Pearl’ to the Spiritual Reading Group at the Carmelite Library. Here is Bata's selection
of readings from the hymns to accompany the paper. On a certain day a...
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The Philokalia VOICES FROM THE HOLY MOUNTAIN (1)
This is Bata Bardak’s paper on the
Philokalia given last year to the Spiritual Reading Group at the Carmelite
Library. His selection of readings from the Philokalia is found at (2) on this
blog, following the paper here. Be still and know that I am God     ...
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The Philokalia VOICES FROM THE HOLY MOUNTAIN (2)
Selections from
The Philokalia St Diadochos of Photiki (c.400-c.486) From On Spiritual Knowledge and
Discrimination: One Hundred Texts 1. All spiritual
contemplation should be governed by faith, hope and love, but most of all by
love. The first two teach us...
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CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR AT THE CARMELITE LIBRARY
CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR AT THE CARMELITE LIBRARY Please note: The Library closes for Christmas on Friday
the 15th of December at 5 pm. If you wish to borrow some summer reading, you
have until Friday week. Then if you are in Melbourne on Friday the 29th of
Dec...
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What is Spirituality? A POEM BY ROBERT WHALLEY
What is Spirituality? 3 possible answers to an impossible question Poem by Robert Whalley (Berkeley 1980) 1. Because all the songs of heaven Find expression in your eyes And you speak morning In fine firm tones I will serve you In kneeling adoration Or with...
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Notices of New Carmelite Books (1) PHILIP HARVEY
Damien
Peile, the Provincial Delegate for The Carmelite
Family, issues a Monthly
News via email.   These bulletins include
my own notices or brief reviews of books of interest to readers in Carmelite
spirituality and history. Here are the first four. I will...
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Fear and Wonder: Martin Luther and Saint Francis of Assisi as Archetypes LYNNE REEDER and KEN BARTSCH
  'NEW
AND OLD TREASURES’: AWE, WONDER AND CREATIVITY FOR TODAY'S SPIRITUALITY  This paper has been adapted from a
presentation given at the Symposium: The
Once and Future Reformation: The Way of the Spirit Carmelite Centre, Middle Park, Australia 25-27 May...
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