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A comprehensive listing of all of the published works of Thomas Keating, each with a brief description.

Books

Open Mind, Open Heart, The Contemplative Dimension of the Gospel,
New York: Continuum 2006; originally published Warwick, NY: Amity
House 1986
A deep and thorough overview of the Christian contemplative Tradition, a process of interior transformation, a conversation initiated by God and leading, if we consent, to divine union.

Invitation to Love, The Way of Christian Contemplation,
New York: Continuum 2006; originally published 1992
The stages of the spiritual journey, the "Four Consents" of life, and the Beatitudes from a contemplative perspective.

The Mystery of Christ, The Liturgy as Spiritual Experience,
New York: Continuum 1997; originally published 1987
An exposition of the contemplative dimension of the liturgy, the
liturgical feasts of the year and the Eucharist.

Open Mind, Open Heart, The Contemplative Dimension of the Gospel,
New York: Continuum 2006; originally published Warwick, NY: Amity House 1986
A deep and thorough overview of the Christian contemplative Tradition, a process of interior transformation, a conversation initiated by God and leading, if we consent, to divine union.

Invitation to Love, The Way of Christian Contemplation,
New York: Continuum 2006; originally published 1992
The stages of the spiritual journey, the "Four Consents" of life, and the Beatitudes from a contemplative perspective.

The Mystery of Christ, The Liturgy as Spiritual Experience,
New York: Continuum 1997; originally published 1987
An exposition of the contemplative dimension of the liturgy, the liturgical feasts of the year and the Eucharist.

Divine Therapy & Addiction, Centering Prayer and The Twelve Steps,
New York: Lantern Books 2009
Based on interviews with Fr. Thomas and Tom S.: Reflections on the wisdom and legacy of the Alcoholics Anonymous Twelve Step Method and its connections to Centering Prayer and divine transformation.

Manifesting God,
New York: Lantern Books 2005
Commentaries on Divine Therapy: the process of purification, the stages of contemplative prayer and "The Most Excellent Path."

Intimacy with God, An Introduction to Centering Prayer,
New York: Crossroad 2009; originally published 1994
An in-depth look at the origins, theology and method of Centering Prayer as prayer and method to Divine transformation.

The Human Condition, Contemplation and Transformation,
Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press 1999
Reflections on the spiritual journey from a talk delivered at Harvard University in 1997.

Awakenings,
New York: Crossroad 1990
Homilies on 30 events in Jesus’ ministry, his teachings and liturgical celebrations.

Reawakenings,
New York: Crossroad 1998; originally published 1992
Homilies on 33 scriptural stories, parables and liturgical celebrations.

The Kingdom of God is Like...,
New York: Crossroad 2001; originally published 1993
A contemplative perspective on 20 parables and three beloved scripture stories of Advent designed to awaken us to see things in a new way.

Crisis of Faith, Crisis of Love,
New York: Continuum 1996; originally published Petersham, Mass.: St. Bede’s Publications 1979
An examination of the process of Christian transformation based on the teachings of mystical writers, especially St. John of the Cross and the dark nights of soul and spirit; includes the story of Peter and his formation as a disciple.

Fruits and Gifts of the Spirit,
New York: Lantern Books 2000
An in-depth look at the meaning of the Divine Indwelling and the workings of the Holy Spirit through the Fruits and Gifts of the Spirit.

The Better Part, Stages of Contemplative Living,
New York: Continuum 2000
An enlightening commentary of Luke 11: 38-42, the household of Mary, Martha and Lazarus of Bethany and its implication for the spiritual journey.

St. Therese of Lisieux: A Transformation in Christ,
New York: Lantern Books 2001
Commentaries on the teachings of Jesus in six parables with insights from St. Therese.

The Transformation of Suffering, Reflections on September 11 & The Wedding Feast at Cana in Galilee,
New York: Lantern Books 2002
Explorations of the tragedy of September 11 from the perspective of Christ consciousness and an exposition of the story of the wedding feast at Cana in the Gospel of John.

The Heart of the World, An Introduction to Contemplative Christianity,
New York: Crossroad 2008; originally published 1981
As told to John Osborne: a foundational explanation of the meaning of the Incarnation, salvation, redemption, faith, prayer, the Eucharist, the Ascension and others, from a contemplative perspective.

The Divine Indwelling, Centering Prayer and Its Development,
New York: Lantern Books 2001; originally published in Sewanee Theological Review, Vol. 43, Number 3,
Pentecost 2000 Reflections on Centering Prayer by various authors including Fr. Thomas.

Spirituality, Contemplation & Transformation: Writings on Centering Prayer,
New York: Lantern Books 2008
Writings of leading practitioners of Centering Prayer, including Fr. Thomas, about the many and varied affects of this prayer for radical transformation.

The Daily Reader for Contemplative Living, Excerpts from The Works of Father Thomas Keating, OCSO,
New York: Continuum 2003
Compiled by S. Stephanie Iachetta: Selections from the writings of Fr. Thomas and scripture passages for each day of the year.

Journey to the Center: A Lenten Passage,
New York: Crossroad 1999
Selections from the writings of Fr. Thomas and scripture passages for each day of Lent.

And the Word was made Flesh,
New York: Crossroad 1983
Reflections on the contemplative life; no longer in print.

Finding Grace at the Center,
London: SPCK Publishing 2002; originally published Petersham, Mass.: St. Bede’s Publications 1978
Reflections on the contemplative life; no longer in print.

Active Meditations for Contemplative Prayer,
New York: Continuum 1997
A gift book of 100 quotations from the writings of Fr. Thomas for reflection and meditation.

Foundations for Centering Prayer and The Christian Contemplative Life
[Open Mind, Open Heart, Invitation To Love, The Mystery of Christ],
New York: Continuum 2007
The three foundational books for the contemplative life together in one volume.

The Common Heart, An Experience of Interreligious Dialogue,
New York: Lantern Books 2006
Edited by Netanel Miles-Yepez:
Conversations from the Snowmass Interreligious Conference, a 20-year dialogue of which Fr. Thomas served as convener and member.

Contemplative Life Program

(CLP) Series: 40-Day
Practice Guides

Faith: An Advent Companion,
Butler, New Jersey: Contemplative Outreach, Ltd. 2006
Selections from the writings of Fr. Thomas, scripture passages and suggested practices for each day of Advent through the Octave of Christmas.

The Paschal Mystery, A Journey into Redemption and Grace,
Butler, New Jersey: Contemplative Outreach, Ltd. 2007
40 days of selections from the writings of Fr. Thomas, scripture passages and suggested practices about the graces of divine suffering, Paschal Death, Resurrection and Ascension.

Community: Oneness in Contemplation,
Butler, New Jersey: Contemplative Outreach, Ltd. 2006
40 days of selections from the writings of Fr. Thomas and the community of Contemplative Outreach, scripture passages and suggested practices about the gifts of contemplative community.

Major Audio, Video DVD
and
CD Series


Heartfulness: Transformation in Christ,
a nine-segment interview series with Fr. Thomas and Dr. Betty Sue Flowers, available in DVD with Spanish and English sub-titles (optional), guidebook and reflection cards; or audio CD with reflection booklet,
Butler, New Jersey: Contemplative Outreach, Ltd. 2009, www.coutreach.org/heartfulness
The essence of Fr. Thomas' lifetime of study, teaching, and practice regarding the human condition, the spiritual journey, Centering Prayer, the nature of sin, suffering, redemption, love and the Trinity, the Divine Indwelling and divine transformation.

Introduction to Centering
Prayer with Fr. Thomas, Gail Fitzpatrick-Hopler and Fr. Carl Arico,
DVDs and CDs with guidebook and prayer cards, Boulder: Sounds True 2009 A complete course on the method and conceptual background of Centering Prayer.

The Spiritual Journey, a 31-part DVD series,
Butler, New Jersey: Contemplative Outreach, NJ 1986-2003
An extensive survey of the human condition and the spiritual journey.

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