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Joyce Rupp

Author : Rupp, Joyce
ISBN : 9781608336999
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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James Martin

Author : Martin, James
ISBN : 9781608336784
Genre : Religion
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Modern Spiritual Masters

Author : Robert Ellsberg
ISBN : 1570757887
Genre : Religion
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"Through biographical reflections and selected writings, this anthology highlights the essential teachings of a dozen modern spiritual masters, each of whom embodied a form of engaged spirituality - attuned both to God and the needs of a wounded world. Each opposed a style of spirituality focused entirely on the inner life, while at the same lime stressing the importance of prayer and silence as the foundation for service and activism. Balancing contemplation and compassion, these figures - including some of the world's best-known spiritual writers - represent a model of spirituality sensitive to tradition as well as the challenges of our time."--BOOK JACKET.

Prayer

Author : Joyce Rupp
ISBN : 9781608330102
Genre : Religion
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A best selling author inspires us not only to talk to God but to listen to the "still, small voice of God" within us. Joyce Rupp opens up the scriptures that teach us how to pray and applies them to our daily lives. She encourages us "to pray always" through an awareness of God "in whom we live and move and have our being." Filled with personal experiences, erxamples, and life-lessons, "Prayer" is spiritual reading at its best for Christians of all denominations.

Vesper Time

Author : Frank Cunningham
ISBN : 1626982317
Genre : Religion
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With humor and grace the author explores the idea that growing old, all by itself, is a spiritual exercise that can bring peace, assurance, gratitude, and love.

Bede Griffiths

Author : Bede Griffiths
ISBN : 1570752001
Genre : Philosophy
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Bede Griffiths, who died in 1994, was an English Benedictine monk who settled in India in 1955 and went on to become one of the great mystical teachers of our time. In India, where he assumed the dress and ascetic discipline of a Hindu holy man, Griffiths established a Christian community following the customs of a Hindu ashram. Through his immersion in the scriptures of India, he found wisdom and inspiration for his own Christian faith. This volume, which draws on his autobiographical volumes and his many other books, presents the ideal entry to the cosmic and mystical spirituality of a great spiritual guide.

A Gathering Of Larks

Author : Abigail Carroll
ISBN : 0802874452
Genre : Religion
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Who was Saint Francis? Today he is most often a sweet ceramic statue in a garden, a sentimentalized romantic figure. ButA Gathering of Larks, containing forty personal letters from Abigail Carroll to Francis, reveals him to be a complex man who lived a fascinating life of radical faith. These letters part devotion, part historical biography, part contemporary engagement, and part inspiration reveal Carroll's curiosity and wonder about Francis. She celebrates his whimsical idealism and impetuousness, explores his spirituality and commitment to poverty, and sometimes even questions him. She also uses Francis as a sounding board for larger questions about the world and, through her own experience, explores how brokenness makes experiencing redemption possible. As beautiful as it is insightful, alight with a pilgrim's growing sense of discovery, A Gathering of Larkshas both range and depth that will uplift readers and challenge them to better understand this singular saint and how he might speak to and shape their way of living in today's world."

Ancestral Power

Author : Lynne Hume
ISBN : 052285012X
Genre : Philosophy
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Exploration of the concepts surrounding the Aboriginal Dreamtime - or The Dreaming - from a Western perspective. Examines a range of existing literature on Aboriginal cosmology and spiritual practices, as well as studies of Aboriginal art, anthropological and ethnomusicological data, and statements from a diverse geographical sphere of Aboriginal people. Includes notes, bibliography and index. Author is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Studies in Religion at the University of Queensland. She has previously written 'Witchcraft and Paganism in Australia'.

Taboo Or To Do

Author : Ross Clifford
ISBN : 0232532532
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Today, some Christians - as part of their own personal growth - and some churches - as part of their desire to reach the 'spiritual but not religious' - are adapting spiritual practices that have their roots in East Asian religions or in disciplines that emerge from New Age and New Spirituality. Other voices within the Church are wary of, and in some cases condemn, involvement with such practices. This book sifts through some of the most popular practices and asks whether or not they should really be considered off-limits for Christians, or incompatible with the way of Jesus.Each chapter provides a brief history of the alternative practice in focus, followed by an assessment of its strengths and weaknesses within a Christian framework, and a case study of a church interacting with the practice. Taboo or To Do? includes a Foreword by John Drane.

Fragments Of Your Ancient Name

Author : Joyce Rupp
ISBN : 1933495286
Genre : Religion
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Joyce Rupp presents a collection of daily meditations drawn from Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu & other sources, offering wisdom & insight about the God who is beyond all names.

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