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Spiritual Friendship

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Published by The Crossroad Publishing Company, Inc. .
Written in English


  • Other prose: from c 1900 -,
  • Christian Life,
  • Christian Mysticism,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Inspirational/Spirituality,
  • Devotional,
  • Religion / Spirituality,
  • Christian Life - General,
  • Mysticism,
  • Christianity,
  • Correspondence,
  • Mystics,
  • Spiritual life,
  • Women mystics

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11431479M
ISBN 100824517652
ISBN 109780824517656

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A book that emerges from the dark walls of Benedictine monastic life at the beginning of the Middle Ages, yet this timeless religious classic on spiritual friendship still echoes relevantly to our age/5. The book tells the story of the Richardson family’s arrival in Dutch New Guinea in and their subsequent efforts to preach the gospel among the Sawi tribe. While Richardson made progress in learning the tribe’s language and began to try to communicate the Christian message to the Sawi with little initial fruit to show for it, the tribe. Spiritual Friendship is a timely gift the reader will quickly take to heart." Paul J. Wadell, professor of theology and religious studies, St. Norbert College; author of Becoming Friends: Worship, Justice, and the Practice of Christian Friendship "This book is a rare find! Musings on God, friendship, relationships. One of the most consistent criticisms of Spiritual Friendship by those associated with Courage has been our use of language, particularly the word “gay.”.

Apr 14,  · Spiritual Friendship by Wesley Hill. Grand Rapids: Brazos Press, Summary: This is an exploration of the place of friendship in the life of the Christian, particularly its importance for those who chose, either because of sexual orientation, or other reasons to live celibate, chaste lives/5(96). Aelred of Rievaulx: on spiritual friendship 30 November, Patricia Carroll OCSO draws our attention to Aelred of Rievaulx, a Cistercian saint and spiritual writer who specialised in writing about friendship as an image of the relationship between God and each person. To him, spiritual friendship involves a covenant commitment just as deep as that of marriage. 9 Hill is introspective enough to suspect he’ looking to fill a romantic void by sanctifying friendship. 10 His last chapter is full of excellent advice on fostering real friendships in . Spiritual Friendship introduces you to principles of friendship that bring focus to your spiritual life. You'll discover what it takes to have a rich, God-centered relationship that will nourish your soul. You use this book in small chunks of daily reading, covering the whole book in the course of four weeks.

Apr 01,  · Spiritual Friendship - Ebook written by Aelred of Rievaulx. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Spiritual Friendship/5(2). Jul 12,  · This summer Julian (the associate pastor (is that his job title? Something like that) at our church) is preaching a series on spiritual friendship, looking at friendship in the light of the church’s core values. At his blog he has been posting some great quotes from Hugh Black’s book Friendship, published by Joshua Press. Apr 01,  · Spiritual Friendship is today the best known and perhaps most influential of the thirteen surviving works of Aelred, abbot of the great English Cistercian abbey of Rievaulx from ' During his abbacy he built Rievaulx into a place of spiritual welcome and physical prosperity, desiring to make it a mother of mercy" to those in need. In a three-book Ciceronian dialogue Aelred defines 5/5(1). Oct 28,  · The latest offering in the Classics with Commentary series invites readers to enter into one of the great works of the Christian tradition that sees friendship as a key to spiritual growth and true happiness. This surprisingly modern, twelfth-century classic has long been popular with Brand: Ave Maria Press.