Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Sub-Genre: Christian Life
Publisher: Convergent Books
Book theme: Spiritual Growth
Author: Richard Rohr & Patrick Boland
Item Number (DPCI): 247-48-2990
Richard Rohr is a globally recognized ecumenical teacher whose work is grounded in Christian mysticism, practices of contemplation and self-emptying, and compassion for the marginalized. He is a Franciscan priest of the New Mexico province and founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, where he also serves as academic dean of the Living School for Action and Contemplation. The Center publishes his "Daily Meditations," free reflections emailed to hundreds of thousands around the world. Fr. Richard is the author of many books, including the bestsellers Falling Upward, The Naked Now, and, most recently, The Universal Christ.
Patrick Boland is a member of the CAC community who consults directly with Richard Rohr on a number of projects, including the study guides to The Universal Christ and the upcoming Falling Upward online courses. His background is in education, theology, retreat-leading, and leadership consulting. He is a psychotherapist and executive coach, with an emphasis on team dynamics and integrated spirituality.