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In this searching study, Fr. Murchadh Fr. � Madag�in describes the life and thoughts of Fr. Thomas Keating, the Trappist monk who was one of the founders of the centering prayer movement. Centering prayer aims to reclaim the Christian contemplative and mystical traditions after centuries of neglect and to make it available for modern spiritual seekers. Fr. � Madag�in traceIn this searching study, Fr. Murchadh Fr. � Madag�in describes the life and thoughts of Fr. Thomas Keating, the Trappist monk who was one of the founders of the centering prayer movement. Centering prayer aims to reclaim the Christian contemplative and mystical traditions after centuries of neglect and to make it available for modern spiritual seekers. Fr. � Madag�in traces its roots back to the fourth- and fifth-century Desert Fathers such as Evagrius and John Cassian. He shows how it was used in the medieval classic The Cloud of Unknowing and practiced by saints John of the Cross and Teresa of Avila, then revived by Thomas Merton during the twentieth century.Fr. � Madag�in illustrates how, by bringing the insights of contemporary psychology to bear on this ancient method of prayer, Fr. Keating has not only revitalized the contemplative tradition, but also has enabled it to become a powerful tool for people of faith to gain insight into themselves and God, whom Keating calls the "divine healer." Fr. � Madag�in also unpacks the processes at work in centering prayer and clears up some of the common misunderstandings that surround it.Centering Prayer and the Healing of the Unconscious is an essential work for all those interested in the history and practice of centering prayer. In addition to describing the background of this unique and effective practice, Fr. � Madag�in offers unique insights into the ideas of one of its leading contemporary teachers and practitioners....

Title : Centering Prayer and the Healing of the Unconscious
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ISBN : 9781590561072
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 312 Pages
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Centering Prayer and the Healing of the Unconscious Reviews

  • Joy Matteson
    2019-01-21 16:44

    A book that took some time to get through, but was ultimately worth the read. If you're curious about how contemplative prayer AND centering prayer can lead to God changing you in new ways, I'd read this for a thorough examination. Best read slowly, perhaps with a study group.

  • Carolyn
    2019-02-07 13:55

    didn't finish- read like a thesis