BROWSE for Catholic
Advanced Search Links
Random House, Inc / 2001 / Paperback
$11.99 (CBD Price)
Save: $3.01 (20%)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW81795
Throughout history there has been a felt yearning of the human spirit to communicate with its creator. The practice of prayer and meditation in modern Western Christianity can trace important roots to early Church prayer, especially Eastern traditions, as well as the wisdom of early Church fathers. M. Basil Pennington, O.C.S.O., author of the highly acclaimed Daily We Touch Him, has developed a new approach to these ancient Christian forms. His "centering prayer" combines the best of the Eastern Christian spiritual exercises (such as the Jesus Prayer) with a spirituality for today's world. He offers simple suggestions for overcoming problems that discourage people from praying well. Readers will learn how to relax for prayer, how to listen and be directed by the Other, how to handle the pain and distraction that stifle out attempts at achieving the highest possible communication with God. An eminently practical book, Centering Prayer is a source of real inspiration that shows--through a blend of East and West--our common love of God and belief in Jesus Christ.
The practice of prayer and meditation in modern Western Christianity is rooted in the Eastern tradition of early Church prayer as well as the wisdom of early Church fathers. In Centering Prayer, M. Basil Pennington, the author of the highly acclaimed Daily We Touch Him, returns to these roots, offering contemporary Christians a new approach to ancient prayer forms.
M. Basil Pennington, O.C.S.O. is Abbot of the Abbey of Our Lady of the Holy Spirit, in Conyers, Georgia, and travels widely as a teacher and lecturer on Christian spirituality. He is a member of the Religious Life Committee for the Conference of Major Superiors of Men in the United States, and the author of O Holy Mountain and Daily We Touch Him.
Other Customers Also Purchased
Find Related Products