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- ATF Press 2013; US$ 18.95
Sisters of St Joseph Clare Ahern and Anne Boland joined the Aboriginal community at Yaruman (Ringer Soak) on the edge of the Great Sandy Desert, Western Australia, in 1984. How could they relate, in a real way, ideas in the Gospel that depended on an understanding of a foreign, middle-eastern culture? After reflection and prayer, the following became... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1993; US$ 16.99
A practical guidebook for the inquiring layperson seeking a holistic, intelligent look at the spiritual life, and for the pastor or religious professional seeking a systematic framework and spiritual practices to re-ignite the flame of faith. Groff explains what it means to believe and what to do after you say you believe-through a unique integration... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
This volume provides a theoretically and empirically-grounded study of the significance of landscape in the experience of Christian pilgrimage across different denominations and its intersection with cultural heritage and tourism. The book focuses on pilgrimages to Meteora (Greece), Subiaco (Italy) and the Isle of Man. These are each sites of scenic... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99
Christian Fasting: Biblical and Evangelical Perspectives reveals the social, cultural, and religious significance of this practice in the first-century Mediterranean world. It then compares the biblical representation of fasting with fasting in contemporary Evangelical literature and practice. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
Although secular psychology addressed a great deal about how we come to be the way we are and how we might live more efficiently, it can offer nothing in terms of why we exist or how we should use our lives," writes Gerald May in this classic discussion of the nature of contemporary spiritual guidance and its relationship to counseling and psychiatry.... more...
- Princeton University Press 1999; US$ 66.00
A study of how asceticism was promoted through Biblical interpretation, Reading Renunciation uses contemporary literary theory to unravel the writing strategies of the early Christian authors. Not a general discussion of early Christian teachings on celibacy and marriage, the book is a close examination, in the author's words, of how "the Fathers'... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 210.00
In the counseling field, a type of consultation is increasingly being offered that focuses on spiritual topics, generally known as ?spiritual guidance?. This study explores various guidance models and discusses which aspects can support spiritual processes particularly effectively in our postmodern world. As basis for this analysis, the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95
An enlightening guide to bringing spirituality into the helping professions! This unique handbook will help you make the journey that will turn spirituality into the touchstone of your practice. For too long, spirituality has been a skeleton in the closet of many practitioners, but now there is a growing movement to integrate the vital beliefs of... more...
- OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 164.99
The image of St Basil's Cathedral in Moscow's Red Square is a familar Russian landmark. Yet few people know what made Basil so famous. He was a saint who wandered about naked, bullied passers-by, brawled in the market-place, and once even smashed a revered icon. Saints such as Basil overturn the conventional concept of sainthood - what, we may ask,... more...