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Overview In What Is Ignatian Spirituality? St. Ignatius and the key elements of his teachings are brought to life by David Fleming, SJ. This highly accessible summary of the key elements of the spirituality of St. Ignatius includes a look at contemplative prayer, discernment, and what it means to be actively involved in service and mission. In 20 concise chapters, Fleming thoughtfully explains Ignatian spirituality and how this centuries-old method of disciplined reflection on God's work in the world can deepen our own spiritual lives and guide the everyday decisions we make. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Publishers Description Its effects are often life changing. But what exactly is it, and why do so many people embrace it? The most influential spiritual movement of the modern age is Ignatian spirituality, an approach to the spiritual life based on the insights of St. Ignatius of Loyola. Ignatian spirituality teaches an active attentiveness to God joined with a prompt responsiveness to God, who is ever active in people's lives.In "What Is Ignatian Spirituality?," ""David L. Fleming, SJ, provides an authoritative yet highly accessible summary of the key elements of Ignatian spirituality, among which are contemplative prayer, discernment, and dynamic involvement in service and mission. In twenty concise chapters, Fr. Fleming explains how this centuries-old method of disciplined reflection on God's work in the world can deepen our spiritual lives today and guide all the decisions we make.
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Studio: Loyola Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 5" Height: 7" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2008
Publisher Loyola Press
ISBN 082942718X ISBN13 9780829427189
Availability 0 units.
More About David L. Fleming
David L. Fleming, SJ, is internationally known for his conferences, retreats, and writings on Ignatian spirituality, spiritual direction, and the spiritual life. He is the editor of the journal Review for Religious. His books include Draw Me into Your Friendship, Like the Lightning, and Prisms for a Christ-Life.
David L. Fleming currently resides in St. Louis, in the state of Missouri.
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More than an introduction Nov 5, 2008
This fine volume brings the reader new to the Ignatian tradition a clear way in and provides the more familiar practitioner valuable thoughts and clear insights flowing from the depth of Father Fleming's experience as director, mentor and writer. A remarkable book.