Disciplines for Christian Living: Interfaith Perspectives

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Paulist Press, 1993 - 274 Seiten
Offering sage advice and practical guidelines, Ryan shows how we can integrate the emotional, physical, and intellectual aspects of our lives into a relationship with God. While based firmly on Christian tradition, this book also draws enrichment, wisdom, and insight from other world religions, bringing them to bear on Christian faith and practices. Foreword by Henri Nouwen.
 

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Ryan, a Roman Catholic priest who spent a year in India studying Hindu, Buddhist, and Islamic spiritual practice, has written a splendid book of practical spirituality, the result of genuine, faithful ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Foreword
1
Lets Get Practical
5
The Meaning of Discipline for Christian Living
13
Friendship and Family Life
32
Living with a Sabbath Rhythm
69
Exercise and Play
103
Prayerful Presence
134
Fasting
168
Service
208
The Vision of Christian Faith
240
Notes
262
Urheberrecht

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Seite vi - Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness, concerning all acts of initiative (and creation). There is one elementary truth the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one definitely commits oneself, then Providence moves too.
Seite vi - Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.

Über den Autor (1993)

THOMAS P. RYAN, PhD, has served on the Editorial Review Board of the Journal of Quality Technology since 1990. He is the author of three other books published by Wiley, and is an elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association, the American Society for Quality, and the Royal Statistical Society. He is currently teaching advanced courses on design of experiments and engineering statistics at statistics.com, and serves as a consultant to Cytel Software Corporation.

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