Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 July 2011

208 Pages

5 x 7 inches

ISBN: 9780195378726

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A Sunlit Absence

Silence, Awareness, and Contemplation

Martin Laird

  • Fresh presentation of ancient contemplative wisdom from Christian tradition
  • Describes clearly the stages of maturation involved in working with a prayer word and in dealing with distractions
  • A resource for both beginners and advanced meditators
  • Retrieves for a Christian audience an understanding of the role of the body and breath in contemplative practice