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    DescriptionPractitioners of Centering Prayer are known for the great enthusiasm they bring to the practice of this ancient discipline. Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening is a complete guidebook for all who wish to know the practice of Centering Prayer. Cynthia Bourgeault goes further than offering an introduction, however. She examines how the practice is related to the classic tradition of Christian contemplation, looks at the distinct nuances of its method, and explores its revolutionary potential to transform Christian life. The book encourages dialogue between Centering Prayer enthusiasts and those classic institutions of Christian nurture churches, seminaries, and schools of theology that have yet to accept real ownership of the practice and its potential.


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    Title
    Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Cynthia Bourgeault
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 178
    Width: 144 mm
    Height: 218 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 258 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781561012626
    ISBN 10: 1561012629
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HRCV9
    DC21: 248
    BIC E4L: REL
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    BIC subject category V2: HRCS
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25410
    ECPA Christian Book Category: CLVSPLPRY
    Ingram Subject Code: RP
    Libri: I-RP
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.5
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 248.3
    BISAC V2.8: REL027000, REL087000
    Thema V1.0: QRM, QRVX, QRVK
    LC classification: BV5091.C7 B68 2004
    Publisher
    Cowley Publications,U.S.
    Imprint name
    Cowley Publications,U.S.
    Publication date
    25 June 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Boston
    Author Information
    Cynthia Bourgeault has studied and taught in a number of Benedictine monasteries in the United States and Canada. An Episcopal priest, she is well known as a retreat and conference leader, teacher of prayer, and writer on the spiritual life. She is the author of a number of books, including Mystical Hope.
    Review quote
    Cynthia Bourgeault's book is a must-read. . . . Her simple and clear explanations of the contemplative process so apparently based in her own experience re-ignited my own yearning to live a deeply God-centered life and renewed my commitment to the practice.--Anne Simpkinson, co-author of `Soul Work: A Field Guide for Spiritual Seekers`