Shadows of the Heart: A Spirituality of the Painful Emotions

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iUniverse, 2003 - Psychology - 220 pages
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Drawing from a wealth of psychological and spiritual sources, the authors help us gain a new perspective on how we handle the painful emotions of anger, shame, guilt, and depression

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Whitehead is a developmental psychologist with a doctorate from the University of Chicago. She writes and lectures on questions of adult development and aging, leadership development and collaboration in ministry.

James and Evelyn Whitehead, long associated with the Institute of Pastoral Studies at Loyola University in Chicago, have coauthored a dozen books that are still in print and have been translated into several languages. Their two bestselling books are Christian Life Patterns (100,000 copies sold) and Method in Ministry (30,000 copies sold). Their path breaking Orbis books are Holy Eros: Pathways to a Passionate God and the companion to this book, Transforming Our Painful Emotions: A Spiritual Understanding of Anger, Shame, Grief, Fear and Loneliness. The Whiteheads live in South Bend, Indiana and lecture in the United States and overseas.

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