Place Me with Your Son, Third Edition: Ignatian Spirituality in Everyday Life

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Georgetown University Press, Jun 1, 1991 - Religion - 176 pages
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Arranged as a twenty-four week retreat in four phases, this edition is a guide to The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola. It incorporates "centering" exercises of awareness patterned on Eastern or Buddhist meditation practices and devotional exercises similar to or drawn from those found in Sadhana, by the late Anthony de Mello, SJ. Poems and prayers by Rainer Maria Rilke, Rabindranath Tagore, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Edith Sitwell, and others are also included, as well as materials from Teilhard de Chardin's Divine Milieu.

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James W. Skehan is a professor emeritus in the Department of Geology and Geophysics at Boston College and a director emeritus of Weston Observatory. He holds a doctorate in geology from Harvard University as well as a master's in theology from Weston College. As a Jesuit priest and geologist, he actively promotes dialogue between scientists and theologians. In 2002 he was honored to have Skehanos quadrangularis, a trilobite that lived 505 million years ago, named for him. Skehan is the author of Roadside Geology of Massachusetts as well as many other books and articles.

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