The road to Emmaus: pilgrimage as a way of life

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Orbis Books, 2007 - Religion - 190 pages
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Being a pilgrim might involve a journey to distant places associated wih God-revealing events, but it has more to do with simply living day by day in a God-attentive way. Jim Forest's book assists the reader to see one's life as an opportunity for pilgrimage, fwhether in places as familiar as your living room or walking the pilgrim path to Santiago de Compostela.

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Beautifully written--this is the type of book that can be re-read every so years... Forest created something in these pages that is truly memorable and life-changing. Read full review

Contents

Walking
6
The Other Side of Silence
24
Mazes
41
Copyright

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