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Synonyms for contemplative

thoughtful

Synonyms for contemplative

Synonyms for contemplative

a person devoted to the contemplative life

deeply or seriously thoughtful

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Since contemplative practices are part of the Catholic tradition, it's not surprising they are being used at Catholic colleges and universities, and not just in the religion and theology departments.
Critique: "Advances in Contemplative Psychotherapy" offers the most profound and synoptic overview to date of one of the most intriguing and promising fields in psychotherapy today.
Because a large subset of clinical patients are in the pre-contemplative and contemplative stages of change, I believe gradual cessation remains an important technique to use while patients transition their beliefs.
His intention is to demonstrate that the yogic and mystical itinerary description in these classic manuals is actually what he calls the common yogic-mystical itinerary, which is constituted by a shared contemplative universals that have been laid down like a rail in human brains, which are genetically coded for transcendence.
According to Trappist Father Thomas Keating, a decades-long practitioner and teacher of centering prayer, contemplative prayer is about relationship, not method.
The Blue Sapphire of the Mind: Notes for a Contemplative Ecology.
The New Monasticism: An Interspiritual Manifesto for Contemplative Living considers the phenomena of intimate gatherings with others in the name of the life story of God and a call to grace, and is a recommendation for monastic thinkers who want a contemporary, modern vision suitable for contemplative modern living.
Lynn-Seraphine stresses that Neurodrumming has nothing to do with being a professional musician, explaining it is a contemplative practice which she describes as a tangible way to enhance practical skills such as focused concentration, mindfulness and self-regulation.
It was written in the dark period of the Inquisition, and the 14th-century author, believed to be a monk, had dared to write it in the form of a prayer, a contemplative prayer.
Drawing on current scientific research and contemplative practices, the Institute's programs develop and disseminate contemplative-based methodologies designed to enhance resilience, leadership and effectiveness, especially in the fields of education, environmental/climate change, and trauma care.
He writes that "any systematic teaching of contemplation has been lost to the Western churches for most of five centuries Even Catholic contemplative religious orders stopped teaching it to their own members, which was quite a loss indeed.
In addition to the typical qualities and decision-making behaviors ascribed to exceptional or great secular leaders (Collins, 2001), the contemplative model for Catholic leadership practice presumes additional distinctive components of the Catholic school leader's decision-making process (Schuttloffel, 1999).
Theoria, praxis, and the contemplative life after Plato and Aristotle.
XIVe siecle debut du XVIe siecle)," Stevano Borsi, "Il meraviglioso palazzo di Madonna Intelligenza," Isabelle Bouvrande, "Evocation de la vie active et contemplative chez Raphael et Titien vers 1520?
His description of the contemplative life as a self-sufficient life, lived in imitation of god, (4) renders that life only problematically related to other human beings and, consequently, the role of friends in the highest kind of human happiness remains less than completely clear.