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Rev Dr Tim Langdell

Rev. Dr. Tim Langdell (Profile)

Tim Langdell is one of the finest Zen teachers, and one of the most compassionate hospice chaplains, who is both ordained as a priest in the Independent Catholic Church as well as being authorized to teach in various Zen Buddhist traditions. He holds a bachelors in Physics and Psychology from Leicester University, a Masters in Divinity from Claremont School of Theology (Bloy House Episcopal Seminary), and has a PhD in Clinical Psychology from University College London. The American Catholic Church he is ordained in is part of the Ecumenical Catholic Communion which is separate from the Roman Catholic Church but is a member of the National Council of Churches ( along with the Episcopal Church, Methodist Church, and all other major U.S. churches. Tim is also the Abbot of the Pasadena Zen Center. He is author of "Christ Way, Buddha Way: Jesus as Wisdom Teacher and a Zen Perspective on His Teachings," and "Beginner's Mind: An Introduction to Zen Buddhism." Tim also conducted one of the earliest series of studies into the nature of Autism Spectrum Disorder in the 1970s and 1980s, and his PhD Thesis has been Published as "Face Perception: An Approach to the Study of Autism."

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