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Christian Contemplation Resources


Keating, Thomas. Intimacy with God. New York; The Crossroad Publishing Company, 2019.


Translated by Carmen Butcher. The Cloud of Unknowing. Colorado; Shambhala, 2018.


Vincent Pizzuto. Contemplating Christ: The Gospels, and the Interior Life. MN; Liturgical Press, 2018.


Merton, Thomas. A Course in Christian Mysticism. MN; Liturgical Press, 2017.


Merton, Thomas. The pocket Thomas Merton. Colorado; Shambhala, 2017.


Cynthia Bourgeault. The Heart of Centering Prayer. Colorado; Shambhala Publications, Inc., 2016.


Keating, Thomas. The Daily Reader for Contemplative Living. New York; The Continuum International Publishing Group, Inc., 2009.


Timothy M. Gallagher O.M.V. Meditation and Contemplation: An Ignatian Guide to Praying with Scripture. NY; The Crossroad Publishing Company, 2008.


Martin Laird. Into The Silent Land: A Guide to the Christian Practice of Contemplation. NY; Oxford University Press, 2006.


Keating, Thomas. Open Mind, Open Heart. New York; London; New Delhi; Sydney: Bloomsbury, 2006.


Cynthia Bourgeault. Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening. MD; Crowley Publications, Inc., 2004.


Keating, Thomas. Active Meditations for Contemplative Prayer. New York; London; New Delhi; Sydney: Bloomsbury, 1997.


St. Louis Marie de Montfort. God Alone: The Collected Writings of St. Louis Marie de Montfort Bay Shore, NY: Montfort Publications, 2008.

Jenny Lynn Estes. The Anglican Rosary. Bakersfield CA: Theophany Press, 2019.


Tami Allen. Contemplative Prayers: for use with Anglican Prayer Beads. NV, independently published, 2019


Fr. James Martin SJ. Learning to Pray: A Guide for Everyone. NY; Harper Collins Publishers, 2021.

Thomas Merton's Life and Practices

Thomas Keating on Contemplation

The Contemplative Process

Christian Contemplation Introduction

The Practice of Christian Contemplation

Ongoing Steps to Learning Contemplation

Discernment for Contemplation

Purification for the Contemplative

The Purgative Way

Saint John Paul II on The Rosary

Differences between Meditation and Contemplation

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