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Father Thomas Keating Defines Contemplative Prayer.

Father Thomas Keating teaches the centuries old art of Contemplative Prayer This prayer is done without words and even without thoughts. Keating believes this opens the heart and mind to God. Keating teaches at the St Benedict's Monastery in Snowmass, Colorado. The Monastery also supports a network of prayer workshops through Contemplative Outreach Ltd. in Butler, New Jersey. (Interview by Marty Moss-Coane)


Other segments from the episode on August 8, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 8, 1995: Interview with Clifton Taulbert; Commentary on popular music; Interview with Thomas Keating; Review of Francine Prose's novel "Hunters and Gatherers."


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