The Daily Reader for Contemplative Living: Excerpts from the Works of Father Thomas Keating, O.C.S.O by Thomas Keating, O.C.S.O.The Daily Reader for Contemplative Living: Excerpts from the Works of Father Thomas Keating, O.C.S.O by Thomas Keating, O.C.S.O.

The Daily Reader for Contemplative Living: Excerpts from the Works of Father Thomas Keating, O.C.S.O

byThomas Keating, O.C.S.O.EditorS. Stephanie Iachetta

Paperback | January 3, 2009

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This work brings together for each day of the year three prayer practices for contemplative living: first, a brief "active prayer"; second, spiritual reading; and, third, Lectio Divina. The brief introductory prayer sentences are from various sources - the Bible and traditional prayers of the church or of well-known spiritual writers. The spiritual readings come from eleven of Father Keatings books and one audiotape, with a month's worth of readings derived from each work. Each day's entry concludes with a brief selection from the Bible, or Lectio Divina.
Trappist Monk Thomas Keating is the founder of the Snowmass Interreligious Conference and a member of the peace council. Keating was appointed superior of St. Benedict's Monastery in 1958 and was made Abbot of St. Joseph's Abbey in 1961. He is the former chairman of the Monastic Interreligious Dialogue. Keating has written Awakenings, ...
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Title:The Daily Reader for Contemplative Living: Excerpts from the Works of Father Thomas Keating, O.C.S.OFormat:PaperbackDimensions:418 pages, 8 × 5 × 1 inPublished:January 3, 2009Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0826433545

ISBN - 13:9780826433541

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Table of Contents

Introduction
January: Open Mind, Open Heart
February, The Better Part
March: The Mystery of Christ
April: Crisis of Faith, Crisis of Love
May: Invitation to Love
June: The Human Condition
July: Fruits of the Spirit
August: The Heart of the World
September: Who Is God?
October: Intimacy with God
November: Awakenings
December: The Mystery of Christ
Appendix: The Essentials of the Centering Prayer Method
Index of Biblical References
Index of Subjects
Index of Quotations
Index of Original Breath Prayers

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"The author [Father Thomas Keating] has many inspiring things to say about repentance, fighting the false self, faith, silence, reverence, and the fundamental goodness of human nature." -Spirituality & Health magazine