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The Heart of Centering Prayer: A Day with The Rev. Dr. Cynthia Bourgeault

  • Cathedral of St. Philip 2744 Peachtree Road NW Atlanta, GA, 30305 United States (map)

This day-long conference will include lectures, discussion and question & answer, and of course, time for centering prayer itself.

The cost will be $50/person and will include lunch.    

Cynthia Bourgeault will explore the themes of her book, The Heart of Centering Prayer:

“Centering prayer is the path to a wonderful and radical new way of seeing the world. It is not, as is sometimes thought, simply an act of devotional piety, nor is it simply a Christianized form of other meditation methods. Cynthia Bourgeault here cuts through the misconceptions to show that centering prayer is in fact a pioneering development within the Christian contemplative tradition. She provides a practical, complete course in the practice and then goes deeper to analyze what actually happens in centering prayer: the mind effectively switches to a new operating system that makes possible the perception of nonduality. With this understanding in place, she then takes us on a journey through one of the sources of the practice, the Christian contemplative classic The Cloud of Unknowing, revealing it to be among the earliest Christian explorations of the phenomenology of consciousness.”

Please register for this event by March 14th.