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Overview In Making Choices in Christ, Joseph A. Tetlow, SJ, reveals how the ordinary person in modern times can embrace Ignatian spirituality through the extraordinary theology of St. Ignatius of Loyola and the Jesuits. This warmly written "field guide" to living Ignatian spirituality contains 40 concise meditations exploring what Ignatian spirituality is and isn't; what it means to live by it; Ignatius's legacy to all who practice Ignatian spirituality; and its important concepts and experiences, most notably the Spiritual Exercises. Making Choices in Christ is an ideal resource to be used before or during a retreat with the Exercises, but it is also a great resource for the layperson who is curious about the "Jesuit mystique."
Publishers Description An extraordinary spiritual practice with the power to transform the ordinary life Even in our modern society, one of the most effective ways to develop a dynamic relationship with God is through the 450-year-old practice of Ignatian spirituality. Joseph A. Tetlow, SJ, a leading expert on the subject, shows how Ignatian principles and practices can help each of us to discern God's will for our life and to become a changed person in Christ. Having overseen the efforts of more than 200 Jesuit retreat houses and centers for spirituality, Fr. Tetlow is uniquely equipped to describe how the ordinary person in the 21st century can live out the extraordinary theology of St. Ignatius of Loyola. The 40 concise meditations contained in "Making Choices in Christ "explore what Ignatian spirituality is and isn't; what it means to live by it; Ignatius's legacy to all who practice the spirituality; and its important concepts and experiences, most notably the Spiritual Exercises. An ideal resource to be used before or during a retreat with the Exercises, this book can guide any layperson at any time toward a life-changing encounter with the living God.
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Studio: Loyola Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.6" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.38 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2008
Publisher Loyola Press
ISBN 0829427163 ISBN13 9780829427165
Availability 0 units.
More About Joseph A. Tetlow
Joseph A. Tetlow, SJ, is currently the director of the Montserrat Jesuit Retreat House in Lake Dallas, Texas. A former head of the Jesuit general's Secretariat for Ignatian Spirituality, he has also served as president of the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, professor of theology at Saint Louis University, and associate editor of America magazine. He has written numerous articles and books, including Choosing Christ in the World.