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Approaches to Spiritual Direction. by Long, Anne.

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Published by Grove Bks. .
Written in English


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PaginationD8.26.
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17491371M
ISBN 100907536670
OCLC/WorldCa11905885

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(shelved 4 times as spiritual-direction) avg rating — 18, ratings — published Want to Read saving. I picked up this book because I wanted a good introduction on the topic of spiritual direction. I was interested in seeing the approach of authors from different Christian traditions (Orthodox, Catholic, Episcopal, Reformed, Wesleyan, Social Justice, and Pentecostal)/5. The book defines spiritual formation and direction, analyzes today's interest in spirituality and dares church leaders to pursue Christian soul care For pastors, counselors, laity, cell leaders, students and Christians seeking a deeper understanding of soul care, the 5/5(1).   The Classic Work on Helping People Become Closer to GodFathers Barry and Connolly see the work of spiritual direction as helping people to develop their relationship with God. In thinking and practice they have absorbed the insights of modern psychotherapy, but have not been absorbed by Brand: HarperCollins Publishers.

Types of Spiritual Direction Part One: One-On-One Spiritual Direction What is spiritual direction? Spiritual direction occurs when one individual (normally identified as a spiritual director) accompanies another person (the spiritual directee) in their journey toward being transformed into the image of Christ. Although it is an ancient practice of the church, it has been largely. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Perspectives on spiritual direction and guidance --Reflections on the spiritual path / Huston Smith --Dreams and spiritual guidance / Jeremy Taylor --Spiritual intimacy / Zalman Schachter-Shalomi --Spiritual guidance in the Sufi tradition / Robert Frager --Spiritual direction. Get this from a library! Spiritual direction and the care of souls: a guide to Christian approaches and practices. [Gary W Moon; David G Benner;] -- In recent years, many Christian clergy, laity and mental health professionals have rediscovered the ancient practices of spiritual direction. Seen as a refreshing alternative to the techniques and.   The book covers the basic topics that any book on spiritual direction should include. It begins with life's basic questions, looking at direction in life, the quest for God, and prayer. While the book is ecumenical in approach, Nouwen is indebted his roots in the Roman Catholic tradition.5/5(5).

Spiritual Direction and the Care of Souls encourages us to respond to the cry of the wider Christian faith community for true transformation by examining our particular traditionsnot to erase the important differences among them, but to find commonalities and overarching direction. This book helps us see how soul care is understood and practiced in the larger Christian world and among /5(17). Here various authors explore the pros and cons of integrating spiritual direction into psychotherapy. At times, the discussion seems slanted toward a professional, therapeutic focus. That is, the years of spiritual direction detailed in the first section seems minimized by the concern to work within the boundaries of the ever-changing 5/5(1).   Spiritual Direction and the Care of Souls: A Guide to Christian Approaches and Practices d0wnl0ad free of book in format. Spiritual Direction and the Care of Souls: A Guide to Christian Approaches and Practices PDF. Spiritual Direction and the Care of Souls: A Guide to Christian Approaches and Practices ePub.   Lacy Finn Borgo, DMin, teaches and provides spiritual direction for the Renovaré Institute, for the DMin. in Spiritual Direction at Fuller Theological Seminary, Portland Seminary, and the Companioning has a spiritual direction and supervision of spiritual directors ministry, and provides spiritual direction for children at Haven House, a transitional housing facility for homeless.