Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Autumn Years: Taking the Contemplative Path

Autumn Years: Taking the Contemplative Path (Paperback)

£13.99
Printed to order. Despatched in 2-3 weeks.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

This is a beginner's guide to contemplation for anyone in the second half of life and also a love story. Autumn Years describes the practice of contemplation as part of a strategy of successful aging. Recognizing that there is no single contemplative path, it includes: sitting meditation, centering prayer, walking meditation, and loving-kindness meditation. It also looks at other practices as well: yoga, lectio divina, koan study, music meditation, dream work, and even travel as pilgrimage. 'Shows that marriage is as much a spiritual journey as monasticism...youth only the beginning of the human exploration of wonder, divine passion, and holiness.' Laurence Freeman, O.S.B., director of the World Community of Christian Meditation

Mind, Body & SpiritMind, Body, Spirit: thought & practicePhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesReligion & BeliefsChristianityChristian spirituality & religious experienceReligion & BeliefsOther Religions, Cults and alternatives to religionSpirituality & religious experience Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Publication Date: 06/01/2006 ISBN-13: 9780826418333  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: Printed to order. Despatched in 2-3 weeks.  

Elizabeth M. King is the author of seven books, published under the name Marilyn Morgan Hellenberg, and over 500 poems, articles, and stories, published in more than two dozen magazines from Commonweal, Guideposts, and The Living Church to Parents' Magazine, Reader's Digest, and the Upper Room. Her book God's Best for You sold over one hundred thousand copies in its Guidepost edition (1988). Robert H. King, a graduate of Harvard and Yale, was professor of philosophy and religion at Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi, where he was also academic dean. His most recent book is Thomas Merton and Thich What Hanh: Engaged Spirituality in an Age of Globalization. He and Elizabeth live in Green Mountain Falls, Colorado.

More books by Robert H. King

More books by Elizabeth M. King

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Satisfied: A 90-Day Spiritual Journey...
(Paperback)
Rhona Epstein
 
 
£12.11
 

Currently out of stock

New Models of Religious Understanding
(Hardback)
Fiona Ellis
 
 
£55.00
 
Dark Valleys: When You Love Jesus But...
(Paperback)
Todd Smith
 
 
£12.99
 

Currently out of stock

Clarifying the Bible: A Media...
(Paperback)
Mitch Maher
 
 
£12.99
 

Currently out of stock

Latest Blog
Why Little Women is the Perfect Christmas Read
15/12/2017

Publisher of the Macmillan Collectors Library, Harriet Sanders, celebrates the arrival on tv this Christmas of Little Women

#FoylesFive: Foreign Languages Part Two
13/12/2017

Our knowledgeable Languages Department have put together a great selection of books, to help share the magic of reading in every language. Here are their Dutch, Russian and Polish selections.

#FoylesFive: The Last Jedi
12/12/2017

As Star Wars: The Last Jedi drops out of hyperspace and into a cinema near you, Matt from our Web Team gives us his selection of the best Last Jedi books.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd