At last we have a guide who helps us know what to do with the fire of desire within us. At last a comprehensive, life-giving approach to sexuality.
Wayne Holst Holy Manners The background on the phrase and why we have adopted it. Internet Discussion Group at Yahoo - the St. Click HERE if you would like to join. You will then be emailed all notices and contributions. Click left to visit the archives of the site read only. There are presently 75 persons.
Internet Links to sites related to the Holy Longing study - quality links are researched and gathered for further information on the topics raised or referenced by this study. They are added through the course.
The internet is the most wonderful resource library - but a bit overwhelming - This collection will save you much time. The Holy Longing - the poem by Goethe that prefaces the book with its strong images. Voice One - Interpretation of Rolheiser.
Voice Two - Complement to Rolheiser. Variation - We discuss as we cover Rolheiser and more or less use the available time to cover the points, then when we run out of steam we close the evening.
This is a test to see if you're reading all this - anyone who reads it and tells me gets the answer to a most important question - what is the meaning of life?
Green Active Numerical Links will be added on the left side as the pages are created each week. Sharing of Expectations and Perspectives Jan The Current Struggle with Christian Spirituality.
The Incarnation as the Foundation of Christian Spirituality. The Church as Spiritual Family. Christian Tradition and Bible as Spiritual Theory.
Justice as Spiritual Practice. Sexuality as Spiritual Energy. Wayne Hols t I spent most of my life thinking like a church professional, rather than as a regular congregational member. My training as a pastor always had me asking myself 'how can I apply this discovery, insight, new information to a regular church setting?
I have found that many thinking laity are professionals in their own fields of endeavour and understand a critical approach very readily. What they seek are ways of relating faith to daily living.
I am grateful for the journey I have been taking through ordained ministry to teaching at the university and serving as a fellow layperson at St. Here we find that questioning and honest expression of our faith and doubt is readily accepted and supported.
Jock McTavish I am a student and a poet, a democrat and a techocrat, an eclectic eccentric.
I grew up in a loving Baptist community, so in my heart I'm still a Bible loving evangelical. As I grew in learning I found a new home in the United Church whose tolerance embraces the broadest range of Christian understanding.
I most enjoy the illumination of our ancient traditions by modern scholarship. For they show in clear novel ways that the perspectives of the Special Ones were seldom the understandings of those that followed. They show all knowledge to be in relationship. There seems a lack of understanding in our secular world for religious practices.
The reasons why I still gladly - even necessarily - attend church are difficult to voice to those unfamiliar with church, or those injured by church. Elliott got it right. We find our way back to the place we started from. But with new understanding.The Holy Longing by Ronald Rolheiser is a bold and thought-provoking meditation on the concrete implications of incarnational spirituality.
Read an excerpt on Compassion Read an excerpt on Faith. Without doubt, Ronald Rolheiser's The Holy Longing is one of the best books about Christian spirituality that has been published in many a year.
Its insights are just what all of us need at this moment of history/5. The Holy Longing User Review - barb - regardbouddhiste.com I belong to a discussion group that reads a book together with each of us having our own copy. We have only gotten through the first chapter and it will be a long time before we reach the end.4/5(8).
The Holy Longing The Search for a Christian Spirituality by Ron Rolheiser "For Henri Nouwen, , our generation's Kierkegaard. By sharing his own struggles, he mentored us all, helping us to pray while not knowing how to pray, to rest while feeling restless, to be at peace while tempted, to feel safe while still anxious, to be surrounded by a cloud of light while still in darkness, and.
The Holy Longing User Review - barb - regardbouddhiste.com I belong to a discussion group that reads a book together with each of us having our own copy.
We have only gotten through the first chapter and it will be a long time before we reach the end.4/5(8). Buy a cheap copy of The Holy Longing: The Search for A book by Ronald Rolheiser. The Holy Longing: The Search for A Christian Spirituality.
This is the kind of book that starts great discussion groups and leads them to the formation of a community. Reconnecting with spirituality. Published by regardbouddhiste.com User, 17 years ago.