Finding Grace At The Center 3/e: The Beginning Of Centering Prayer by Pennington Et Al.;thomas Keating;Finding Grace At The Center 3/e: The Beginning Of Centering Prayer by Pennington Et Al.;thomas Keating;

Finding Grace At The Center 3/e: The Beginning Of Centering Prayer

byPennington Et Al.;thomas Keating;

Paperback | December 14, 2012

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A new edition of the classic that helped launch the Centering Prayer movement.

Centering Prayer is a precious part of the ancient spiritual traditions of the West. When Finding Grace at the Center was first published in 1978, people all over the world welcomed this practical guide to a simple and beautiful form of meditative prayer. Reflections and advice on Centering Prayer's possibilities-and its pitfalls-are presented with clarity and simplicity, with a vision of the deeper life of the soul that contemplative prayer can bring about. Now, with a new foreword by Rev. Cynthia Bourgeault, PhD, another generation will discover the amazing difference Centering Prayer can make in their lives.

After his ordination in 1957, M. Basil Pennington spent several years studying in Rome and received and S.T.L. and a J.C.L. He assisted at the Second Vatican Council as a peritus and in the preparation of the new Code of Canon Law. He started Cistercian Publications in 1968 and founded the Institute of Cistercian Studies at Western Mic...
Title:Finding Grace At The Center 3/e: The Beginning Of Centering PrayerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 7.25 × 5 × 0.89 inPublished:December 14, 2012Publisher:Skylight PathsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1594731829

ISBN - 13:9781594731822


Table of Contents

Foreword to the Third Edition
Foreword to the 25th Anniversary Edition
Foreword to the First Edition

Centering Prayer
M. Basil Pennington, OCSO
Cultivating the Centering Prayer
Thomas Keating, OCSO
Contemplative Prayer in Christian Tradition
Thomas Keating, OCSO
Finding Grace at the Center
Thomas E. Clarke, SJ
Focus on Centering Prayer


Editorial Reviews

"Father Keating writes with the simplicity and depth that emerges from more than fifty years of practicing to become a 'friend of God.'. Those of us who learn from him are grateful for-and blessed by-his gifts."-Elaine Pagels, author of Adam, Eve, and the Serpent and other books"Basil Pennington [was] a gifted, creative, powerful and wise teacher-one of the truly precious souls of our generation."-Lawrence Kushner, author, Invisible Lines of Connection: Sacred Stories of the Ordinary and other books