The Heart of Centering Prayer: Christian Nonduality in Theory and Practice
DAY OF REFLECTION
October 15, 2016
Presenter: Rev. Cynthia Bourgeault
In this day of reflection, Rev. Bourgeault opens new ground with The Cloud of Unknowing by proposing that its anonymous author, in using the word "contemplation," is actually describing the transition to unitive or non-dual consciousness. This includes a brief exploration of what this actively entails, how this new perspective helps to clear up some of those notoriously difficult passages in The Cloud, and why centering prayer is so essential in the process.
Cosponsored by Contemplative Outreach of Boston and the School of Theology and Ministry
Rev. Cynthia Bourgeault is an Episcopal priest, teacher, author, and retreat and conference leader.