Synopses & Reviews
This book, with its ecumenical group of contributors, celebrates Centering Prayer as a common ground for Christian unity. It marks the first time that people other than William Meninger, Basil Pennington, and Thomas Keating (the three Trappist monks who distilled Centering Prayer from the Christian contmeplative heritage) have written in depth on Centering Prayer, its benefits and effects in daily life and ministry. There are pieces by Thomas R. Ward, Jr., Gustave Reininger, Thomas Neenan, David Walton Miller, Paul Lawson, Sarah Butler, David Forbes Morgan, Sandra Casey-Martus, and Jim Clark.
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.