About Thomas Keating

THOMAS KEATING OCSO is one of the architects of the Contemplative Prayer Movement started in 1975 at St Joseph’s Abby in Spencer, Massachusetts. He is co-founder of Contemplative Outreach Ltd founded in 1984, now an international ecumenical organization for contemplative prayer and lectio divina. He helped found the Snowmass Inter-Religious Conference in 1982 and is past president of the Temple of Understanding and of the monastic Inter-Religious Dialogue. He is author of many books including Open Mind Open Heart: The Contemplative Dimension of the Gospel and Manifesting God.