Thomas Keating, author of Open Mind, Open Heart and father of the centering prayer movement, reflects on his life and Christian practice
Thomas Keating OCSO 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. Lucette Verboven is a Flemish writer and film producer. She has produced a number of major television series for Flemish/Dutch television and is the author of The Dominican Way.
Readers interested in the Order of Saint Benedict or Catholics seeking greater understanding of the spiritual impulse will find much to appreciate. - Publishers Weekly A lively and always fascinating look at the life and ministry of Father Thomas Keatin. - Spirituality and Practice