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The Practice of Spiritual Direction

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Published by HarperSanFrancisco .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Christian ministry & pastoral activity,
  • Personal Christian testimony & popular inspirational works,
  • Spiritual direction,
  • Christian Life,
  • Pastoral Care And Counseling,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Inspirational/Spirituality,
  • Christian Ministry - Counseling & Recovery,
  • Devotional,
  • Prayer,
  • Religion / General,
  • General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8329384M
ISBN 100866839518
ISBN 109780866839518

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  The Practice of Spiritual Direction is a classic book on spiritual direction originally written in The authors are both Catholic, but it is very ecumenical in tone (at least the edition that I read.) The first couple chapters are rough descriptions of what spiritual direct is and is not. There are some definitions that are stricter /5(70).   In thinking and practice they have absorbed the insights of modern psychotherapy, but have not been absorbed by them. This highly practical book reflects the authors' experience at the Center for Religious Development in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where spiritual direction is available and where directors are trained. The Practice of Spiritual Direction, Revised, 2nd Edition () by William A. Barry, William J. ConnollyPages: Get this from a library! The practice of spiritual direction. [William A Barry; William J Connolly] -- "Fathers 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.