A Little Library for Contemplatives
Recommended by people from the communities of Holy Wisdom Monastery
RB 1980: The Rule of Benedict in English, Timothy Fry, Timothy Horner et al.
Always We Begin Again: The Benedictine Way of Living, John McQuiston II
The Rule of Benedict: Christian Monastic Wisdom for Daily Living, The Rev. Dr. Jane Tomaine
Intimacy with God: An Introduction to Centering Prayer, Thomas Keating
The Contemplative Society—Centering Prayer, a teaching handout
The Contemplative Society—Welcoming Practice, a teaching handout
The Contemplative Society—Lectio Divina, a teaching handout
Bridges to Contemplative Living (A series of 8 books for small group use).
Book 1 in the series is Entering the School of Your Experience. The series has a Leader’s Guide and Retreat Outlines.
Discernment Matters: Listening with the Ear of the Heart, Mary Margaret Funk, OSB
The Way of Discernment: Spiritual Practices for Decision Making, Elizabeth Liebert
The Sacred Enneagram: Finding Your Unique Path to Spiritual Growth, Christopher Heuertz
Holy Listening: The Art of Spiritual Direction, Margaret Guenther
From Holy Wisdom Monastery
Resources for Spiritual Nurture
Holy Wisdom Sunday Assembly Worship Archive (password protected)
Holy Wisdom Midday Prayer Archive (password protected)
Centering Prayer: A Training Course for Opening to the Presence of God com/DVD/pa edition, Thomas Keating, Carl Arico, Gail Fitzpatrick-Hople
Monasteries of the Heart, Joan Chittister
Songs of Presence: Contemplative Chants for the New Millenium—A Learning CD, Praxis Publications