Invitacion a Amar: El Camino a la Contemplacion Cristiana by Thomas Keating, O.C.S.O.Invitacion a Amar: El Camino a la Contemplacion Cristiana by Thomas Keating, O.C.S.O.

Invitacion a Amar: El Camino a la Contemplacion Cristiana

byThomas Keating, O.C.S.O.

Paperback | January 4, 1998

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Stemming from the work of Thomas Keating, "Centering Prayer in Life and Ministry" allies meditation practices with silent prayer and offers a powerful method of attending to the word of God. This collection of essays contains many key insights into the meaning and practice of centering prayer.
Father Thomas Keating is known throughout the world as an exponent, teacher, and writer on contemplative prayer. A Cistercian (Trappist) monk of St. Benedict's Monastery, Snowmass, Colorado, he is a founder of the Centering Prayer Movement and of Contemplative Outreach. He is the author of numerous books, particularly of the trilogy ...
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Title:Invitacion a Amar: El Camino a la Contemplacion CristianaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 9 × 6.02 × 0.35 inPublished:January 4, 1998Publisher:Bloomsbury

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ISBN - 10:0826410936

ISBN - 13:9780826410931

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The practice of Centering Prayer, which Father Thomas Keating presents in his bestselling Open Mind, Open Heart, is the beginning of a process of spiritual growth. In Invitacion a Amar, Keating outlines and explains the actual stages of this process. In the course of numerous workshops and retreats, Keating is asked many questions regarding contemplative practice. How will it affect my life? Where does it lead us spiritually? What obstacles will I encounter along the way? Why is it necessary? How does it work?As Keating says in his introduction: "Invitacion a Amar is an attempt to provide a road map, as it were, for the journey that begins when Centering Prayer is seriously undertaken, and to point to some of the recognizable landmarks on the journey as well as to its ultimate destination.... The regular practice of contemplative prayer initiates a healing process that might be called 'the divine therapy'.... The gift of contemplative prayer is a practical and essential tool for confronting the heart of Christian disciplines... while at the same time establishi