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In Intimate Spirituality: The Catholic Way of Love and Sex, Gordon J. Hilsman presents sexual loving as integral to rather than separate from most people s spiritual lives. His coalescing of intimate love with traditional Catholic concepts virtues, capital sins, fruits of the Spirit, sacraments augments the pervasively moral view of sex with a spiritual perspective that highlights its beauty and power to shape the virtue of peoples lives. Seeing sexual attraction as built into humanity by the Creator to feed and challenge virtually all persons worldwide, he illustrates how intimate loving is actually a neglected aspect of Christian spirituality that has never been developed as fully as the individual and the communal. Hilsman calls upon theologians and spiritual leaders to further develop the understanding of intimate loving as a genuinely beautiful spiritual aspect of life. Many Christians (Catholics and Protestants alike) who take both their love lives and their Christian faith seriously, will find the positive, healthy view of sexuality presented in this book illuminating and helpful. So will those who counsel them."
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Library Journal - 05/01/2007 page 62
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Studio: Sheed & Ward
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.24" Width: 6.34" Height: 0.95" Weight: 0.93 lbs.
Release Date Mar 15, 2007
Publisher Sheed & Ward
ISBN 1580512119 ISBN13 9781580512114
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More About Gordon J. Hilsman
Dr. Gordon Hilsman, D.Min. is a lifelong Catholic. He currently directs the Pastoral Care Education programs for the Franciscan Health System in Tacoma, Washington.