Thomas Keating (Author),

The Heart of the World

An Introduction to Contemplative Christianity

Many Christians have left their faith to learn meditation or seek a transcendent experience in Eastern religions, not realizing that the Christian heritage offers a wealth of traditional contemplative practices. Thomas Keating reveals the heart…

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  • Title: The Heart of the World
  • Subtitle: An Introduction to Contemplative Christianity
  • Page Count: 100
  • Available Formats: Trade-paper (9780824524951), Mobipocket (9780824502133)
  • Trim Size: 5.125 x 7.5
  • Publication Date: 01/09/2008
  • Edition: Trade Paper
  • BISAC 2 : RELIGION / Spirituality
  • BISAC 3: RELIGION / Meditations
  • Original language: English
  • Retail US: Trade-paper (14.95), Mobipocket (13.99)
  • Retail Canada: Trade-paper (18.95), Mobipocket ()
  • Retail Canada: 18.95

Thomas Keating (Author)

Thomas Keating is the founder of the Centering Prayer movement, an author, a teacher, and a monk who has worked for many years to foster understanding among the world's religions. A member of the Cistercian Order in the Benedictine tradition, he has served at monasteries in Colorado and Massachusetts and currently directs retreats in the practice of Centering Prayer, a cornerstone of contemporary Christian contemplative practice. He is the author of numerous books, including Fruits and Gifts of the Spirit; Manifesting God; Open Mind, Open Heart; St. Therese of Lisieux; and The Transformation of Suffering. He lives at St. Benedict's Monastery in Snowmass, Colorado.

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