Members’ Booklist

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All these books, websites or cds have been recommended by a CANA member. A few have a link to an an on-line review.

The Wisdom Path

Bourgeault, C., 2003. The Wisdom Way of Knowing – Reclaiming an Ancient Tradition to Awaken the Heart. SanFrancisco (CA): Jossey-Bass

Bourgeault, C., 2008. The Wisdom Jesus: Transforming Heart and Mind – a New Perspective on Christ and His Message. Boston: Shambhala Publications Inc. REVIEW

Bourgeault, C., 2010. The Meaning of Mary Magdalene. Shambhala: Boston REVIEW

Freeman Laurence, Jesus the Teacher Within

Moore, Thomas, 2009, Writing in the Sand, Hay House Inc REVIEW

Rohr, Richard, 2013. Immortal Diamond: The Search for our True Self. London: SPCK

Science and Spirituality

Cannato, J., 2006. Radical Amazement. Notre Dame (IN): Sorin Books

Cannato, J., 2010. Field of Compassion. Notre Dame (IN): Sorin Books

Fox, M., Sheldrake, R., 1996. Natural Grace: Dialogues on Science and Spirituality. London: Bloomsbury Publishing

Goswami, A., 1993. The Self-Aware Universe. New York: Penguin Puttnam.

Goswami, A., 2001. Physics of the Soul. Charlottesville (VA): Hampton Roads Publishing Co.

Laszlo E. & Dennis K., 2012. The New Science and Spirituality Reader. Vermont: Inner Traditions

LeShan, Lawrence, 1974, The Medium, The Mystic and the Physicist REVIEW

MacGregor, Don, 2012, Blue Sky God: The Evolution of Science and Christianity More Info

Pfeiffer, T., Mack, J. (eds), 2007. Mind Before Matter, Visions of a New Science of Consciousness. Ropley UK: O Books

Sheldrake, Rupert, 2013. The Science Delusion. London: Hodder & Stoughton

Smith, A.B., 2008. God, Energy and The Field. Winchester UK: O Books

Mysticism and Inner Christianity

Clément, O.,1994. The Roots of Christian Mysticism. 2nd ed. London: New City

Fox, M., 1983. Original Blessing: A Primer in Creation Spirituality. Santa Fe: Bear & Co.

Harvey, A., 1998. Son of Man: The Mystical Path to Christ. New York: Penguin Putnam Inc.

Marion Jim, 2000. Putting on the Mind of Christ: The Inner Work of Christian Spirituality. Charlottesville VA: Hampton Roads

Smoley Richard, 2002. Inner Christianity: A Guide to the Esoteric Tradition. Boston MA: Shamballa Publications.

Rohr, Richard, 2009. The Naked Now: Learning to See as the Mystics See. New York: Crossroads Publishing Co.

Teasdale Wayne, 1999. The Mystic Heart: Discovering a Universal Spirituality in the World’s Religions. Novato CA: New World Library

Tolle, Eckhart, The New Earth

Emerging Christianity

Borg, M. & Wright, N.T., 1999. The Meaning of Jesus. London: SPCK

Borg, M., 1995. Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time. New York: HarperCollins

Borg, M., 1998. The God We Never Knew. New York: HarperCollins

Borg, M., 2003. The Heart of Christianity. New York: HarperCollins

Burton, U. & Dolley, J., 1984. Christian Evolution – Moving Towards a Global Spirituality. Wellingborough: Turnstone Press

Douglas-Klotz, Neil,1994. Prayers of the Cosmos: Meditations on the Aramaic Words of Jesus. New York: HarperCollins Publishers.

Douglas-Klotz, Neil, 1999. The Hidden Gospel. Wheaton (IL): Quest Books.

Ehrman, Bart D., 2003. Lost Christianities: The Battles for Scripture and the Faiths We Never Knew. New York: Oxford University Press.

Griffiths, Bede, 1989. A New Vision Of Reality. Springfield (IL): Templegate Publishers.

Henson, John, 2004. Good as New: A Radical Retelling of the Scriptures. Winchester UK: O Books

Henson, John, 2010. Wide Awake Worship: Hymns and Prayers Renewed for the 21st Century. Winchester UK: O Books

Marion, Jim, 2000. Putting on the Mind of Christ: the Inner Work of Christian Spirituality. Charlottsville, VA: Hampton Roads Publishing Co.

Smith, Paul R., 2011. Integral Christianity: The Spirit’s Call to Evolve. St. Paul, Minnesota: Paragon House

Spong, John S., 1996. Liberating the Gospels: Reading the Bible with Jewish Eyes. New York: HarperCollins Publishers

Spong, John S., 1999. Why Christianity Must Change or Die: A Bishop Speaks to Believers In Exile. New York: HarperCollins Publishers

Spong, John S., 2001. A New Christianity for a New World: Why Traditional Faith Is Dying and How a New Faith Is Being Born. San Francisco: HarperCollins Publishers

Meditation and Contemplative Prayer

Keating, Thomas, 1992. Open Mind, Open Heart: The Contemplative Dimension of the Gospel. New York: Continuum

Laird, Martin, 2006. Into the Silent Land – A Guide to the Christian Practice of Meditation. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Main, John, 1980. Word Into Silence. London: Dartman Longman & Todd Ltd.

Main, John, 1987. The Inner Christ. London: Dartman Longman & Todd Ltd

Bourgeault, Cynthia, 2004.  Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening. Plymouth: Cowley Publications


O’Donohue, John, 1997. Anam Cara – Spiritual Wisdom from the Celtic World. London: Bantam

Holistic Healing

Scott-Mumby, K., 1999. Virtual Medicine. London: Thorsons

Another list of books,  can be found here, which includes some reviews and some CDs and websites for the journey.

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