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The Holy Longing: The Search for a Christian Spirituality

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Publisher Comments:

Ronald Rolheiser makes sense of what is frequently a misunderstood word: spirituality. In posing the question "What is spirituality?" Father Rolheiser gets quickly to the heart of common difficulties with the subject, and shows through compelling anecdotes and personal examples how to channel that restlessness, that deep desire, into a healthy spirituality.

This book is for those searching to understand what Christian spirituality means and how to apply it to their own lives.  Rolheiser explains the nonnegotiables--the importance of community worship, the imperatives surrounding social action, the centrality of the Incarnation, the sustenance of the spiritual life--and how spirituality necessarily impacts every aspect of human experience.  At the core of this readable, deeply revealing book is an explanation of God and the Church in a world that more often than not doubts the credibility of both.

About the Author

Ronald Rolheiser, O.M.I., is a specialist in the fields of spirituality and systematic theology. His regular column in the Catholic Herald is featured in newspapers in five different countries. He is the author of the prizewinning The Restless Heart as well as Forgotten Amongst the Lilies, The Shattered Lantern, and An Infinite Horizon. He lives in Canada.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385494182
Author:
Rolheiser, Ronald
Publisher:
Doubleday Books
Author:
Rolheiser, Ronald
Author:
Various
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Christian Life
Subject:
Inspirational - Catholic
Subject:
Catholic church
Subject:
Spirituality
Subject:
Catholicism
Subject:
Spirituality - General
Subject:
Spirituality -- Catholic Church.
Subject:
Christianity - Catholicism
Subject:
Christianity - Christian Life
Subject:
Christianity - Christian Life - General
Subject:
Christian Life - General
Subject:
Christian Life - Inspirational - Catholic
Subject:
Catechisms
Subject:
Christianity - General
Subject:
Religion Comparative-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19990731
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.8 x 1 in 0.875 lb

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