Invitation to Love: The Way of Christian Contemplation

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Bloomsbury Academic, Jun 1, 1994 - Religion - 160 pages
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In the course of numerous workshops and retreats Father Keating is asked many questions regarding contemplative practice. How will it affect my life? Where does it lead us spiritually? What obstacles will I encounter along the way? How does it work? As Keating answers, this book is "an attempt to provide a road map, as it were, for the journay that begins when Centering Prayer is seriously undertaken...for a deepening relationship with God.">

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User Review  - John-Paul Davis - Goodreads

Insightful read into the nature of Christian contemplative prayer. Cites the 'Dark Night of the Soul' by St John of the Cross and 'The Life of St Anthony' by St Athanasius, to explain the spiritual ... Read full review

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User Review  - Susan Janke - Goodreads

Even though this is a very easy book to read I chose to read it slowly so I could spend time thinking and absorbing the message. I am not Catholic, and I am not a big fan of St. Augustine - two things ... Read full review

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Father Thomas Keating is known throughout the world as an exponent, teacher, and writer on contemplative prayer. A Cistercian (Trappist) monk of St. Benedict's Monastery, Snowmass, Colorado, he is a founder of the Centering Prayer Movement and of Contemplative Outreach. He is the author of numerous books, particularly of the trilogy Open Mind, Open Heart; Invitation to Love; and The Mystery of Christ. Among his most recent books is The Daily Reader for Contemplative Living, compiled by S. Stephanie Iachetta.

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