Richard Rohr
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Richard Rohr

Fr. Richard Rohr is a globally recognized ecumenical teacher bearing witness to the universal awakening within Christian mysticism and the Perennial Tradition. He is a Franciscan priest of the New Mexico Province and founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation (www.cac.org) in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he also serves as Academic Dean of the Living School for Action and Contemplation. Fr. Richard's teaching is grounded in the Franciscan alternative orthodoxy--practices of contemplation and self-emptying, expressing itself in radical compassion, particularly for the socially marginalized.

Fr. Richard is author of numerous books, including Everything Belongs, Adam's Return, The Naked Now, Breathing Under Water, Falling Upward, Immortal Diamond, and Eager to Love.

He has been a featured essayist on NPR's "This I Believe," a guest of Mehmet Oz on the Oprah and Friends radio show, and a guest of Oprah Winfrey on Super Soul Sunday. Fr. Richard was one of several spiritual leaders featured in the 2006 documentary film ONE: The Movie and was included in Watkins' Spiritual 100 List for 2013. He has given presentations with spiritual leaders such as Rob Bell, Cynthia Bourgeault, Joan Chittister, Shane Claiborne, James Finley, Laurence Freeman, Thomas Keating, Ronald Rolheiser, Jim Wallis, and the Dalai Lama.

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    • Falling Upward

    • A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life
    • By: Richard Rohr
    • Narrated by: Richard Rohr
    • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
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    In the first half of life, we are naturally preoccupied with establishing ourselves; climbing, achieving, and performing. But as we grow older and encounter challenges and mistakes....

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    • I almost gave up on Christianity until I read this

    • By J. Mark Wells on 09-03-14

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    • Breathing Under Water

    • Spirituality and the Twelve Steps
    • By: Richard Rohr
    • Narrated by: John Quigley O.F.M.
    • Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
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    We are all addicted in some way. When we learn to identify our addiction, embrace our brokenness, and surrender to God, we begin to bring healing to ourselves and our world....

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    • Great content!

    • By Lynn on 06-20-15

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    • The Divine Dance

    • The Trinity and Your Transformation
    • By: Richard Rohr
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
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    The Trinity is supposed to be the central doctrine grounding Christianity, yet we're often told that we shouldn't attempt to understand it because it's a mystery....

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    • Fantastic

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-18-18

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    • Immortal Diamond

    • The Search for Our True Self
    • By: Richard Rohr
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
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    Dissolve the distractions of ego to find our authentic selves in God....

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    • An honest look at what we are told to think!

    • By Jide's Mom on 03-15-13

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    • The Art of Letting Go

    • Living the Wisdom of Saint Francis
    • By: Richard Rohr OFM
    • Narrated by: Richard Rohr OFM
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
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    We often think of saints as rare individuals whose gifts far exceed our own, and St. Francis is no exception....

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    • delivery a bit disappointing;still a 5 star listen

    • By connie on 02-20-11

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    • True Self, False Self

    • By: Richard Rohr O.F.M.
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    Franciscan priest Richard Rohr feels that there is no more challenging spiritual issue than the “problem of the self"....

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    • Lead me to a spiritual breakthrough

    • By Philip on 06-30-12

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    • Sermon on the Mount

    • By: Richard Rohr
    • Narrated by: Richard Rohr
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
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    Richard Rohr leads us through the social, political and environmental setting out of which Matthew brought Christ’s radical message of a new world order....

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    • Finally a way to understand the ancient scripts!!!

    • By Jim n April on 06-03-14

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    • Great Themes of Paul

    • Life as Participation
    • By: Richard Rohr
    • Narrated by: Richard Rohr
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
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    In language that Paul might use if he were preaching and writing today, Rohr presents Paul’s all-embracing vision and invites us to enter into the mystery of Christ and be transformed....

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    • Healing to my Christian upbring

    • By Mr on 10-15-15

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    • The Universal Christ

    • How a Forgotten Reality Can Change Everything We See, Hope For, and Believe
    • By: Richard Rohr
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
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    Thought-provoking, practical, and full of deep hope and vision, The Universal Christ is a landmark book from one of our most beloved spiritual writers, and an invitation to contemplate how God liberates and loves all that is....

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    • New Great Themes of Scripture

    • By: Richard Rohr O.F.M.
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    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
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    Rohr reprises his best-selling talks on scripture in this powerful new series....

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    • Beautiful words, beautifully spoken

    • By ruth on 12-20-16

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