Holy Listening: The Art of Spiritual Direction

By: MARGARET GUENTHER

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Guenther uses the images of the spiritual director as host, teacher, and midwife to describe the ministry of spiritual direction today. She pays particular attention to spiritual direction for women, and addresses such down-to-earth questions as setting, time, and privacy. The stories of real people bring the practice of spiritual direction alive. "In the pages that follow, I will attempt to describe the shape that spiritual direction might take for people of our time, aware that the subject is an elusive one. I am speaking to the beginner, those persons lay or ordained, with or without formal theological training, who find themselves drawn to this ministry. Perhaps they feel the stirring of their own unacknowledged gifts. Or perhaps they wonder about receiving direction, whether it is a ministry available to 'ordinary people' or reserved for the especially holy. I hope some dark corners will be illuminated and some questions answered."

Title:: Holy Listening: The Art of Spiritual Direction

Author:: MARGARET GUENTHER

Categories: Spiritual Life,

Publisher: Cowley Publications: April 1992

ISBN Number:: 1561010561

ISBN Number: 13: 9781561010561

Binding:: Paper Back

Book Condition:: New

Seller ID:: 132605