Silence and Stillness in Every Season: Daily Readings with John Main

by John Main, John, Laurence Freeman
Editor Paul Harris

Continuum | February 1, 1998 | Trade Paperback

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Many thousands of people across the world have found their spiritual lives enriches by the daily practice of Christian meditation, the method of silent prayer taught by Benedictine monk John Main. It is a tradition which draws on the ancient wisdom of the Bible, the Hindu Upanishads and the early Christian Desert Fathers.John Main wrote several books on contemplative prayer before he died in 1982, but this collection is the only one to draw the essence of all his teachings into one volume. Paul Harris has devotedly selected the essential extracts from each of John Main''s works and arranged them here in an attractive and practical daily readings format.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 382 pages, 3.05 × 1.98 × 0.34 in

Published: February 1, 1998

Publisher: Continuum

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0826410758

ISBN - 13: 9780826410757

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Silence and Stillness in Every Season: Daily Readings with John Main

by John Main, John, Laurence Freeman
Editor Paul Harris

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 382 pages, 3.05 × 1.98 × 0.34 in

Published: February 1, 1998

Publisher: Continuum

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0826410758

ISBN - 13: 9780826410757

About the Book

Many thousands of people across the world have found their spiritual lives enriches by the daily practice of Christian meditation, the method of silent prayer taught by Benedictine monk John Main. It is a tradition which draws on the ancient wisdom of the Bible, the Hindu Upanishads and the early Christian Desert Fathers.John Main wrote several books on contemplative prayer before he died in 1982, but this collection is the only one to draw the essence of all his teachings into one volume. Paul Harris has devotedly selected the essential extracts from each of John Main's works and arranged them here in an attractive and practical daily readings format.

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Many thousands of people across the world have found their spiritual lives enriches by the daily practice of Christian meditation, the method of silent prayer taught by Benedictine monk John Main. It is a tradition which draws on the ancient wisdom of the Bible, the Hindu Upanishads and the early Christian Desert Fathers.John Main wrote several books on contemplative prayer before he died in 1982, but this collection is the only one to draw the essence of all his teachings into one volume. Paul Harris has devotedly selected the essential extracts from each of John Main''s works and arranged them here in an attractive and practical daily readings format.

About the Author

John Main (1926-1982) was a Benedictine mond whom Bede Griffiths once acclaimed "the best spiritual guide in the church today." His work continues to guide many to deeper spirituality and also to inspire inter-religious dialogue. Paul Harris is a journalist and teacher, and former Director of the Christian Meditation Centre in London.

From Our Editors

Many thousands of people across the world have found their lives enriched by the daily practice of Christian meditation, the method of silent prayer taught by Benedictine monk John Main. It is a tradition that draws on the ancient wisdom of the Bible, the Hindu Upanishads, and the early Christian Desert Fathers.

John Main wrote numerous books on contemplative prayer before he died in 1982, but this collection is the only one to draw the essence of all his teachings into one volume. Paul Harris has devotedly selected the essential extracts from each of John Main's works and arranges them in an attractive and practical daily readings format.

Editorial Reviews

"Every morning and evening these daily readings offer gentle encouragement and wise inspiration."<BR>-Laurence Freeman<BR><BR>"I do not know of any better method of meditation leading to the experience of the love of God in Christ than that of John Main."<BR>-Bede Griffiths<BR><BR>"Father John does more than recall isolated gems of wisdom; he reminds us of our own ancient and unbroken tradition of meditation."<BR>-Robert Kiely, Professor of English Literature, Harvard University
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