David Steindl-Rast - Essential Writings
Selected with an Introduction by Clare Hallward
Modern Spiritual Masters Series
A wonderful selection of writings by one of the most influential spiritual writers of our time, on such themes as gratefulness, prayer, silence and love. He is an Austrian-born Benedictine monk who now serves as a senior member of the Mount Saviour Monastery in Elmire, New York. He was an early pioneer in the field of Buddhist-Christian dialogue.
"Much of our life may be a wandering in the desert lands, but we do find springs of water. If what is called "God" means in the language of experience the ultimate Source of Meaning, then those moments that quench the thirst of the heart are moments of prayer."