Answering the Contemplative Call ebooks now available

I'm happy to announce that three different ebook versions of Answering the Contemplative Call are now available. Pick your preferred version:Kindle VersionNook VersioniBooks VersionAnd of course, if you'd rather have the old fashioned paper-&-ink version:Buy it at AmazonBut it at Barnes & NobleBut it at an Independent Bookstore (Online or Near You)Hope you enjoy the book. … [Read more...]

Buy my Kindle

I've just upgraded my Kindle. Which means I have an old one in need of a new home.If you'd like to be its new owner, just head over to eBay to place a bid.If the winning bid is above $75, I'll throw in an autographed copy of The Lion, the Mouse and the Dawn Treader.This is the 2011 model Kindle Touch, with the Amazon black leather case. The case has some scuffs on it, but the Kindle itself is in like-new condition. Of course, the cable is included, but I don't have original … [Read more...]

The Big eBook of Christian Mysticism?

Amazon's announcement yesterday of several new versions of the Kindle, including a reader that retails for only $79 and their first color reader (for a mere $199), should convince even the most confirmed skeptic that not only are e-books here to stay, but that they will follow the path of the MP3, and only become increasingly popular as a reading format. My latest sales report for The Big Book of Christian Mysticism shows that e-book sales account for almost 25% of the book's total sales … [Read more...]

Contemplative Apps

Okay all you iPhone lovers out there — I've been meaning to do this for a while: list the four apps that I find the most useful for my spiritual practice. I hope you find them useful as well.If there is one app that I think is the most essential, it would have to be Zen Timer by Spotlight Six. This handy little tool will liberate you from ever having to worry about how much time you have to pray. Easy to use, the app features a variety of sounds from bells and gongs such as those you will find … [Read more...]

Christian Mysticism on the Kindle

Good news for ebook readers: The Big Book of Christian Mysticism is now available for Kindle (and Kindle apps)!This represents the most economical way yet to buy the book (assuming you have a computer or device that runs a Kindle app). You can download a free Kindle reader application for PC, Macintosh, Blackberry, iPad, or iPhone. The app itself is free, so you'll just pay the $9.99 for the book — less than half of the book's cover price, and nearly five dollars cheaper than Amazon's already d … [Read more...]

My Kindle Wish List

I've asked Santa to bring me a Kindle for Christmas. I'm not sure if he will, but it never hurts to ask, right?One of the reasons why I want a Kindle is because there is a growing selection of — you guessed it — mystical and contemplative works available electronically. And so here is a list of some of those books. If you have more luck with Santa than I do, then I hope you'll refer to this list when choosing books for your Kindle.Revised Standard Version of the Holy Bible, Catholic Edi … [Read more...]