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By Thomas Keating

ISBN-10: 1590561104

ISBN-13: 9781590561102

In Spirituality, Contemplation & Transformation, many of the best practitioners of centering prayer—the modern expression of the Christian contemplative culture as built via the barren region fathers and moms and elaborated through mystics reminiscent of saints John of the pass and Teresa of Avila—write in regards to the many and sundry merits of this dynamic and intimate technique of connecting with the Divine. Thomas Keating and David Frenette research the resources of centering prayer Justin Langille and Jennifer Michael discover diverse elements of the knowledge of silence and Paul David Lawson, David G.R. Keller, and Tom Macfie clarify the very important function centering prayer can play in fostering groups of religion. Cynthia Bourgeault explicates thinker and non secular practitioner Beatrice Bruteau's learn of the which means of contemplation Brian Taylor uncovers the optimistic psychological alterations that centering prayer can result in and Thomas Ward displays on spirituality within the twenty-first century, in addition to the inspiring event of attending a centering prayer retreat. Of curiosity to someone concerned with modern Christian existence, those essays, initially released within the Sewanee Theological evaluation, give a contribution to the growing to be physique of literature on centering prayer—its perform, concept, and applications—and supply worthwhile access issues for all these drawn to deepening their non secular perform and fostering a extra profound courting with the Divine.

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