Selected Readings

Walking the Via Christa will lead to a profound shift in your perception of the truth of reality, and will expand your ability to see through the veils of illusion that too often mislead you in this world of mere appearances. We include here a selection of readings that will aid in dispelling the surface glamour of what the world dubs "reality."

Cicero, Marcus Tullius. The Dream of Scipio (In Somnium Scipionis) The Dream cited in Macrobius' Commentary, describes a mystical experience that closely parallels Plato's Myth of Er. » Read it here »

Herman, Nicholas. The Practice of the Presence of God The Best Rule of a Holy Life. Conversations and Letters of Nicholas Herman (Brother Lawrence). » Read it here »

Seneca, "On the God Within Us," Letter 41." Moral letters to Lucilius; a major Stoic philosopher on psychology and the soul. » Read it here »

Vogt, Katja. "Seneca"; The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy » Read it here »


Seneca. "Letter 41, On the God within Us," Moral letters to Lucilius (Epistulae morales ad Lucilium), Richard Mott Gummere, trans., Loeb Classical Library edition; volume 1 published 1917; volume 2 published 1920; volume 3 published 1925. [Accessed April 14, 2021].

Vogt, Katja, "Seneca", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2020 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.). [Accessed September 1, 2021].

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