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Contemplatives in Action : The Jesuit Way
by William A. Barry and Robert G. Doherty




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In this enlightening book, William Barry and Robert Doherty explain just what makes Jesuits tick. Through an exploration of Jesuit spirituality--what makes it different from other spiritualities, even Ignatian spirituality--they help readers understand this religious order that has played a significant role in the life of individuals, of communities and of cultures. They demonstrate that at the heart of Jesuit spirituality lies a set of lifegiving and creative tensions between, for example, companionship and mission, obedience and learning from experience, and center and periphery in the Church. The ideal reader of this book-- --graduates of Jesuit schools and universities. --those who work with Jesuits. --anyone interested in the spirituality of the Catholic Church. +

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Overview

In this enlightening book, William Barry and Robert Doherty explain just what makes Jesuits tick. Through an exploration of Jesuit spirituality--what makes it different from other spiritualities, even Ignatian spirituality--they help readers understand this religious order that has played a significant role in the life of individuals, of communities and of cultures. They demonstrate that at the heart of Jesuit spirituality lies a set of lifegiving and creative tensions between, for example, companionship and mission, obedience and learning from experience, and center and periphery in the Church. The ideal reader of this book-- --graduates of Jesuit schools and universities. --those who work with Jesuits. --anyone interested in the spirituality of the Catholic Church. +

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780809141128
  • ISBN-10: 0809141124
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publish Date: November 2002
  • Page Count: 96
  • Dimensions: 8.6 x 5.5 x 0.34 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.32 pounds


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