The Wisdom Way of Knowing

  • by Cynthia Bourgeault
  • Narrated by Denice Stradling
  • 3 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

"Drawing on resources as diverse as Sufism, Benedictine Monasticism, the Gurdjieff Work, and the string theory of modern physics, Cynthia Bourgeault has crafted her own unique vision of the Wisdom way in this very accessible book, nicely balanced between concept and practice." (Gerald May, senior fellow, Shalem Institute, and author, Addiction and Grace and Will and Spirit)
"The spiritual wisdom and practical suggestions in this lively and beautiful book will be helpful to many who find themselves setting out on the interior journey." (Bruno Barnhart, a Camaldolese monk and author, Second Simplicity: The Inner Shape of Christianity)
"Cynthia Bourgeault's book is a valuable contribution to the much-needed reawakening of spiritual practice within a Christian context. Her sincerity, good sense, metaphysical depth, and broad experience make her a source to be trusted." (Kabir Helminski, Sufi Shaikh, the Threshold Society)

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Exciting interpretation of Christian teaching

I do not identify as Christian. I had a Christian upbringing and left it behind without a qualm as it felt less and less relevant to my life and experiences and also as an external control system which I had no part in creating. I saw a video on youtube of Cynthia Bourgeault talking about 'Centring Prayer' and I was intrigued by her passion and attracted to her description of the purpose of such prayer. It appealed to me as I am a dedicated meditator and here was a new approach to meditating that made sense to me. I was surprised and delighted to listen to Cynthia's discussion of gnosticism, of centring prayer, and especially her discussion of how to awaken the heart as the purpose of our lives. I thoroughly enjoyed this book and have listened to it several times with great interest.
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- Naomi Brewster

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-08-2012
  • Publisher: Audible Studios