The Bridges of Contemplative Prayer
Listen to some of these contemplatives as they pronounce their interspirituality:
who have practiced Transcendental Meditation may be surprised
to learn that Christianity has its own time-honored form
of mantra meditation ... Reliance on a mantric centering device
had a long history in the mystical canon of Christianity."
mystical stream [contemplative prayer] is the Western bridge to Far Eastern spirituality."
job is to construct a bridge that connects the ancient
text with our contemporary audience, making it easier for them
to see the immediate application