PDF / Epub ★ Centered Living: The Way of Centering Prayer Author M. Basil Pennington – Sigilo.us

PDF / Epub ★ Centered Living: The Way of Centering Prayer Author M. Basil Pennington – Sigilo.us
  • Paperback
  • 214 pages
  • Centered Living: The Way of Centering Prayer
  • M. Basil Pennington
  • English
  • 13 April 2017
  • 9780764804953

Centered Living: The Way of Centering PrayerIn An Easy To Understand, Non Technical Language, Internationally Renowned Author M Basil Pennington Combines Testimonies Of Practitioners, Updated Guidelines, Theological Reflections, And Helpful Hints For Teaching Others In An Exploration Of All The Essential Information About Centering Prayer.

Dom M Basil Pennington O.C.S.O 1931 2005 was a Trappist monk and priest He was a leading Roman Catholic spiritual writer, speaker, teacher, and director.Pennington was an alumnus of the Pontifical University of St Thomas Aquinas Angelicum where he obtained a licentiate in Theology in 1959 1 He also earned a licentiate in Canon Law at the Pontifical Gregorian University Pennington became k

10 thoughts on “Centered Living: The Way of Centering Prayer

  1. says:

    Drawing inspiration from ancient monastic practices such as the prayer of stillness, or the prayer of quiet this book offers a modern technique for achieving spiritual transcendence Arguably, this Chr...

  2. says:

    This is a book I read after a retreat and a visit to the Cistercian Melleray Abbey in Dubuque, Ia my interest in the use of a Centering Prayer method of meditation was renewed and this was in their book store, so thought I d read this to see what additional information it had from what I d learned before about Centering Prayer This is a type of meditation that uses a method similar to TM and possibly that s why I d always had a difficult time with actually utilizing this form of meditation in the past and I wanted to gain a better understanding of its history and use today Unfortunately, after reading this book I really was disappointed in its presentation, although I did find a few parts of the book that were spiritually uplifting and hope filled, which was good Centering Prayer is different from TM because, although it uses a focus word, and is suggested to be practiced for 2, 20 minute sessions each day, it s focus is on emptying oneself to allow a full focus of God s Will for us, while TM s focus is an emptying of self for a self actualization fulfillment In this book, I felt, the instruction didn t emphasize this as much as might be necessary to separate the two and often gave the feeling that these 2 forms of meditation were the same, except Centering Prayer was Catholic Christian based and TM s origin is part of the Vedic tradition of India Son...

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