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Brother David Steindl-Rast, OSB

Brother David Steindl Rast, OSB, has devoted his life to peace and justice through the ministry of cultivating gratefulness and understanding among spiritual traditions. Originally from Austria, he has published many books including Gratefulness: the Heart of Prayer and his most recent, Deeper Than Words: Living the Apostles' Creed. He co-founded the Center for Spiritual Studies in 1968, and received the 1975 Martin Buber Award for his achievements in building bridges among religious traditions. Together with Thomas Merton, Brother David helped launch a renewal of religious life. From 1970 on, he became a leading figure in the international House of Prayer movement. Currently his attention is focused on teaching gratefulness through gratefulness.org.

"Finding a Spiritual Guide"

A conversation with Brother David Steindl-Rast, OSB, about prayer, where spiritual guidance leads us... Don't miss his personal message to everyone who views this video!

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