Finding Grace at the Center (3rd Edition): The Beginning of Centering Prayer (Edition, New)


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5.56 X 0.38 X 7.22 inches | 0.3 pounds
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About the Author

Pennington, O.C.S.O., is abbot of the Abbey of Blessed Mary of Saint Joseph and author of Centering Prayer.

Fr. Thomas Keating was a founding member and the spiritual guide of Contemplative Outreach. He served on Contemplative Outreach's Board of Trustees since the organization's beginning and served as the Chairman of the Board. Fr. Keating was one of the principal architects and teachers of the Christian contemplative prayer movement. He was the author of many books, including Open Mind, Open Heart; Fruits and Gifts of the Spirit; and Invitation to Love. He lived for much of his life at St. Joseph's Abbey, Massachusetts, and St. Benedict's Monastery, Snowmass, Colorado. He died in 2019.

Thomas E. Clarke, SJ, is a well-known Jesuit writer and spiritual father. He now resides at Bethany Retreat Center in Highland Mills, New York.

Rev. Cynthia Bourgeault, PhD, is an Episcopal priest and retreat leader focusing in Christian Spirituality. She is principal teacher for the Contemplative Society in Victoria, British Columbia, and founding director of the Aspen Wisdom School in Aspen, Colorado. Her books include Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening, The Wisdom Way of Knowing, Encountering the Wisdom Jesus, Mystical Hope and Love Is Stronger than Death. She serves on the core faculty for the Spiritual Paths Foundation whose mission is to promote curiosity, respect and acceptance between people of diverse spiritual traditions.


"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