“Master of the spiritual masters”

Boston College Theology Professor Emeritus and Jesuit priest Harvey Egan, who has been called the “master of the spiritual masters,” has published a book that reflects his 50 years of studying and teaching the Christian mystics. In Soundings in the Christian Mystical Tradition, Fr. Egan examines figures such as Francis of Assisi, Bonaventure, Thomas Aquinas, Walter Hilton, Catherine of Siena, Teresa of Avila, Francis de Sales, Edith Stein, Karl Rahner, Bernard Lonergan, Thomas Merton and Mother Teresa, among many others.  Read more about the book and Fr. Egan, who is retiring from BC after 36 years on the faculty.
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