Book List

Here is some suggested reading.  You can hear a lot of these people if you go to YouTube and look them up.


Centering Prayer

Bourgeault Cynthia – Centering prayer and Inner Awakening – Cowley Publications 2004

Keating Thomas – Open Mind, Open Heart – Bloomsbury 2006

Madagain Murchadh O – Centering Prayer and the Healing of the Unconscious – Lantern 2007

Smith Elizabeth and Chalmers Joseph – A Deeper Love – Continuum 2005


Christian Meditation

Freeman Lawrence – The Selfless Self – Canterbury Press 2009

Main John – The Way of Unknowing – Canterbury Press 2011 (and many others)


Other helpful books

Laird Martin – Into the Silent Land – Darton Longman and Todd 2006

Any book by Richard Rohr, such as The Naked Now or The Immortal Diamond

Any book by Thomas Merton – especially New Seeds of Contemplation

D’Mello Anthony – Awareness


Spiritual Classics

Anon – The Cloud of Unknowing

Jean-Pierre de Caussade – Self-Abandonment to Divine Providence

Julian of Norwich – Revelations of Divine Love

St John of the Cross – Dark Night of the Soul and also Ascent of Mount Carmel

Teresa of Avila – Interior Castle and also The Way of Perfection

Thomas A Kempis – The Imitation of Christ

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