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Evelyn Underhill: Essential Writings (Modern Spiritual Masters Series) Paperback – March 1, 2003
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I have a couple of minor cautions. The reader not familiar with Evelyn will need to take this book very slow. Just a couple of pages at a sitting would be fine. Rest assured, there is no punch line or final answer at the end. The other point is just a minor peeve I have and that is that she does not lay out a clear and simple method to develop a contemplative and meditative practice. However, that is the bane of much of Christian meditative and contemplative writings. Don't let that stop you from learning more about her and her approach to the spiritual life.
If you wish to develop a meditative practice in the Christian sphere you may read Thomas Keating or Cynthia Borgeault on Centering Prayer or John Main and Laurence Freeman who have developed Christian Meditation. I would recommend you also learn about Buddhist meditation, much of which is easily practiced in a non-sectarian way. I personally recommend Sharon Salzberg as a good starting point here, although there are other excellent Buddhist meditation books, Bhante Gunatarana's being one.