A classic bestseller, now available in a complete and unabridged audio edition!Centering Prayer is a practical guide to the interior experience of being in God's presence. It offers Christians an approach that brings together Eastern traditions of the early Church and the spirituality of the world today. Father Basil uses advice from the early Church Fathers and blends his own wisdom and experience as a Cistercian monk, offering guidance on how to pray, meditate and overcome personal obstacles to prayer.
M. BASIL PENNINGTON, O.C.S.O., became known internationally through his efforts to help the Church rediscover its contemplative dimension through the Centering Prayer movement. He has lectured widely and published over 50 books and nearly 1,000 articles in various languages. His most recent publications are Lectio Divina: Renewing the Ancient Practice of Praying the Scriptures and Living in the Question. Father Basil is presently living in retirement at St. Joseph’s Abbey in Spencer, Massachusetts.
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