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Spiritual direction and the encounter with God : a theological inquiry

Author: William A Barry
Publisher: Mahwah, N.J. : Paulist Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"Is what we call 'the encounter with God' merely a depth experience of the psyche or does it have a specific theological character? In this revised edition of his best selling book, William Barry shows how it is possible to understand an encounter with the Triune God in this world, and how that process can be interpreted and aided by a spiritual director. Using the insights of John Macmurray and John Smith, Barry  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William A Barry
ISBN: 0809142945 9780809142941
OCLC Number: 55665191
Description: xii, 111 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Understanding God's presence in the world --
The religious dimension of experience --
A theology of Trinity and of community --
The development of the relationship with God --
A theology of discernment of spirits --
A theology of the ministry of spiritual direction.
Responsibility: William A. Barry.

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Is what we call "the encounter with God" merely a depth experience of the psyche or does it have a specific theological character? In this revised edition of his book, William Barry shows how it  Read more...
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