Spiritual Direction and the Encounter with God: A Theological InquiryRevised Edition  -     By: William A. Barry
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Spiritual Direction and the Encounter with God: A Theological InquiryRevised Edition

Paulist Press / 2005 / Paperback

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 144
Vendor: Paulist Press
Publication Date: 2005
Dimensions: 8.54 X 5.52 X 0.34 (inches)
ISBN: 0809142945
ISBN-13: 9780809142941

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Is what we call "the encounter with God" merely a depth experience of the psyche or does it have a specific theological character? In this revised edition of his best selling book, William Barry shows how it it possible to understand an encounter with the Triune God in this world, and how that process can be interpreted and aided by a spiritual director. Using the insights of John Macmurray and John Smith, Barry describes how a relationship with God develops and how one can discern whether a particular experience is from God or not. This understanding of religious experience comes from a theology of community, communal discernment and ministry in the church. This book will be helpful to spiritual directors, educators and theologians, as well as all educated seekers desiring a deeper relationship with God. In this revised edition, the author has added reflections on God's presence to suffering and evil and to evildoers, updated the bibliography, and freshened his examples for the 21st-century reader.

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