Rev., Dr. Peter Traben Haas was born in Traben-Trarbach, Germany and grew up in Brookfield, Wisconsin. He is an ordained Teaching Pastor in the Presbyterian Church (USA) and serves as Minister of a non-denominational contemplative Christian community in Austin, Texas called The Church of Conscious Harmony.
Peter earned a B.A. from Moody Bible, an M.Div. from Princeton Seminary and a Doctorate of Ministry from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Peter is a certified Centering Prayer instructor and retreat leader, and is the author of multiple books and articles on the contemplative Christian dimension.