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Anglican spiritual direction by Peter Ball

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Published by Morehouse Pub. in Harrisburg .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Church of England -- Doctrines.,
  • Spiritual direction.,
  • Anglican Communion -- Doctrines.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPeter Ball.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBV5053 .B35 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16255404M
ISBN 109780819222541
LC Control Number2006102076

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Merton's book Spiritual Direction and Meditation (, ) completes the circle of books which set the stage for Ball's book on the Anglican tradition. Merton says this ministry of the spiritual person--the pneumatikos--"was purely and simply charismatic."/5(4). "A spiritual directors international book." Description: v, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: By way of introduction --Cure of souls--care for people --The Catholic revival --Evangelicals and the spiritual life --The mystical element --Anglicans and training --Theme and variations --Spiritual direction and personal growth. Responsibility: Peter Ball. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 22 cm: Contents: The English pastoral tradition --The Catholic revival --Evangelicals and the spiritual life --Early twentieth-century Anglicans --The American experience --Spiritual direction and personal growth --Training in spiritual direction --Spiritual direction and community. Anglican Spiritual Direction is a valuable resource for spiritual directors from any spiritual tradition." —Presence: An International Journal of Spiritual Direction "The special contribution of this book to the field of spiritual direction is its focus .

Please offer a review. E-mail [email protected] and let us know what you think or how you are applying Anglican Spiritual Direction in your life or work. “This is an invaluable guide to territory that is still sadly unfamiliar to many Anglicans. It gives a full picture of the distinctive style and content of the spiritual counsel offered by classical Anglican writers, discuses the rather.   Read "Anglican Spiritual Direction" by Peter Ball available from Rakuten Kobo. An overview of the distinctive Anglican tradition of spiritual guidance, looking at five centuries of history alongside Brand: Church Publishing Inc. The Course in Spiritual Direction is an ecumenical one, sponsored by the Anglican and Roman Catholic bishops of the diocese, which has been adjusted and developed over the years. It is open to lay and ordained Christians of all traditions. A most useful introduction to spiritual direction and its current practice in the Anglican tradition. Katharine Jefferts Schori, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church In this comprehensive and accessible book, Peter Ball reminds us of the distinctive and significant contributions of the Anglican tradition to the ministry of spiritual : Ebook.