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Contemplative Practices in Action

Contemplative Practices in Action

spirituality, meditation, and health

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Published by Praeger in Santa Barbara .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meditation -- Health aspects,
  • Medicine -- Religious aspects,
  • Mind-Body Relations (Metaphysics),
  • Religion and Medicine,
  • Spirituality

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Thomas G. Plante ; foreword by Huston Smith.
    ContributionsPlante, Thomas G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL65.M4 C587 2010
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationp. ;
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24123706M
    ISBN 109780313382567, 9780313382574
    LC Control Number2010006509


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Contemplative definition is - marked by or given to contemplation; specifically: of or relating to a religious order devoted to prayer and penance.

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Clint works as Special Projects Coordinator at Dabel Brothers Publishing. Learn more at Contemplative Light. Contemplative mysticism, which originated with Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox monasticism, is permeating every branch of Christianity today, including the Southern Baptist Convention.

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