St. Cuthbert’s Lecture

If you missed the lecture by Rik Van Nieuwenhove (Professor of Medieval Theology at Durham University’s Centre for Catholic Studies)  on “The Beauty and Significance of Jan van Ruusbroec’s mystical theology of the Trinity”, you can still watch it on YouTube. The Blessed Jan van Ruusbroec  (1293-1381) was a spiritual author of the Low Countries who developed an attractive and highly original spirituality, which influenced Spanish, French, English and German spirituality in the early-modern period. Ruusbroec describes the mystery of the Trinity as “an ebbing, flowing sea”, forever drawing us in into itself through a life of interiority and sending us out into the world through a life of charitable activity.

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