Contemplatives in Action: The Jesuit Way (Paperback)

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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. +
Product Details
ISBN: 9780809141128
ISBN-10: 0809141124
Publisher: Paulist Press
Publication Date: November 1st, 2002
Pages: 96
Language: English