Discover Your Spiritual Type: A Guide to Individual and Congregational Growth

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Alban Institute, Incorporated, Jan 1, 1995 - Religion - 137 pages
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From Urban T. Holmes's spiritual typology and her own experience as a spiritual director and pastoral counselor, Ware provides a framework for people to name and understand their spiritual experience-in much the same way the Myers-Briggs typology provides a framework for understanding personality types. Readers explore four spiritual types--head, heart, mystic, and Kingdom--and exercises allow individuals and groups to assess their type. Additional information for clergy to use this tool with congregations is included, which will help them gain greater understanding of how members learn about, worship, and celebrate God--and why there may be tension about such issues as the form or content of the worship service.

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User Review  - Hansen Wendlandt - Goodreads

I love the idea. The typology even seems useful. The book, however, is just stunningly weak, shallow and repetitive… Read full review

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User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

Hope to use this for a Sunday school adult class sometime this fall. Changed my understanding of my own spirituality quite dramatically when I first encountered this in a workshop six years ago. Read full review

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About the author (1995)

Dr. Corrine Ware is Assistant Professor of Ascetical Theology at Episcopal Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas, and serves as Director of the Masters of Arts in Pastoral Ministry. Her prior published work includes Discover Your Spiritual Type and Connecting to God, both published by Alban Institute.

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