An Ignatian Spirituality Reader

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Loyola Press, 2008 - Religion - 289 pages
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An Ignatian Spirituality Reader is a collection of the finest short essays on Ignatian spirituality and its founder, Ignatius Loyola. The eighteen offerings are conveniently organized by theme. George Wl. Traub, SJ, provides an introduction, suggested further readings, and a short glossary of key terms and concepts for each section. The selections compiled here are written by a veritable Who's Who of Ignatian spirituality experts (including Howard Gray, SJ; William A. Barry, SJ; Dennis Hamm, SJ; Ron Hansen; and many others). The entries will be of particular interst to those involved in all forms of Jesuit ministry, but also to any lay individual seeking to broaden his or her understanding of Ignatian practices and principles.
 

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Contents

Prayer
4
Further Reading
16
Further Reading
45
Ignatian Spirituality
59
Further Reading
85
Introduction
88
Praying Backwards through Your
104
What Are Spiritual Exercises?
121
Introduction
152
Discernment of Spirits as an Act of Faith
159
Refining the Acoustics of the Heart
192
What Discernment Means
217
Further Reading
242
Contents of the Companion Volume
270
Index
284
Copyright

An Experience of the Contemporary Personally Guided
136

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George W. Traub, SJ, has spent more than two decades fostering a greater understanding of Jesuit mission and identity and has spent almost thirty years in Jesuit education.

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