Bruno Barnhart was an author, spiritual director and monk of New Camaldoli Hermitage in Big Sur, California. He is the author of several books including "The Good Wine: Reading John from the Center" and "Second Simplicity: The Inner Shape of Christianity." He died in 2015.
Cyprian Consiglio, OSB Cam, is an author and a monk of New Camaldoli Hermitage in Big Sur, California, where he currently serves as prior of the community. His most recent book is Spirit, Soul, Body: Toward an Integral Christian Spirituality. Cynthia Bourgeault is the author of nine books including "The Holy Trinity and the Law of Three," "The Meaning of Mary Magdalene," and "The Wisdom Jesus."She has also authored or contributed to numerous articles and courses on the Christian spiritual life. She is a past Fellow of the Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural research at St. John's Abbey in Collegeville, MN, and an oblate of New Camaldoli Monastery in Big Sur, California.