Cynthia Bourgeault, PhD, is an American Episcopal priest, writer, and retreat leader. She is best known for her teachings on Christian contemplative and wisdom paths and is a longtime advocate of the meditative practice of Centering Prayer. Her work has a major emphasis on the Christian mystical tradition of theosis within the Benedictine monastic tradition and the practical training in mindfulness and conscious awakening as shown by the teachings of G. I. Gurdjieff.
For almost two millennia, the story of Jesus has shaped the lives of countless people. Yet today, even though the majority of us grew up in a culture suffused by the mythos of Jesus, many of us feel disconnected from the essence of his teachings.
The wilderness of the heart may be untamed, but you don't need to go there alone. In The Wild Land Within, spiritual companion and podcast host Lisa Colón DeLay offers a map to our often-bewildering inner terrain, inviting us to deepen and expand our encounters with God.
Understand Life's Meaning Through the Wisdom Tradition: "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...