Cynthia Bourgeault

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An Episcopal priest and spiritual director, Cynthia Bourgeault is the author of seven books, including Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening, Love is Stronger Than Death, The Wisdom Jesus, and her latest, The Meaning of Mary Magdalene.  She is highly respected around the country as a retreat leader and speaker.

Bourgeault brings her inspired biblical scholarship and contemplative perspective to her work which explores deeply the mystical and wisdom aspects of Christianity.  She is the founding Director of The Contemplative Society and the Aspen Society Wisdom School and an oblate of New Camaldoli Monastery in Big Sur, California. Her home is in Maine.