Many thousands of people across the world have found their spiritual lives enriches by the daily practice of Christian meditation, the method of silent prayer taught by Benedictine monk John Main. It is a tradition which draws on the ancient wisdom of the Bible, the Hindu Upanishads and the early Christian Desert Fathers.John Main wrote several books on contemplative prayer before he died in 1982, but this collection is the only one to draw the essence of all his teachings into one volume. Paul Harris has devotedly selected the essential extracts from each of John Main's works and arranged them here in an attractive and practical daily readings format.
John Main (1926-1982) was a Benedictine mond whom Bede Griffiths once acclaimed the best spiritual guide in the church today. His work continues to guide many to deeper spirituality and also to inspire inter-religious dialogue. Paul Harris is a journalist and teacher, and former Director of the Christian Meditation Centre in London.