Item description for Anglican Spiritual Direction (Spiritual Directors International) by Peter Ball...
Overview Growing interest in spiritual direction, retreats, and deepening of personal faith New edition of Mowbray classic (Journey Into Truth), with new chapter on providing spiritual direction in the U.S. New addition to the Spiritual Directors International Series
Peter Ball looks at some of the leading figures from the past to illustrate the roots and development of Anglican spiritual direction: George Herbert, Lancelot Andrewes, John Wesley, Somerset Ward, and Evelyn Underhill. More recent influences in the revival of interest in the subject have been Kenneth Leech, Alan Jones, Gordon Jeff, and Margaret Guenther. This is an updated version of a book first published as Journey Into Truth. New material will include developments in Australia and the US, and the increasing role played by women, as well as updated resources.
The Spiritual Directors International Series This book is part of a special series produced by Morehouse Publishing in cooperation with Spiritual Directors International (SDI), a global network of some 6,000 spiritual directors and members."
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Studio: Morehouse Publishing
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.94" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.35" Weight: 0.53 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 2007
Publisher Morehouse Publishing
Series Spiritual Directors International
ISBN 0819222542 ISBN13 9780819222541
Availability 0 units.
More About Peter Ball
Peter Ball, a former canon of St Paul's Cathedral, has many years experience in parish ministry and spiritual direction. He is author of Adult Believing and Adult Way to Faith. Bishop David Stancliffe is Chairman of the Church of England Liturgical Commission and is Bishop of Salisbury.
Peter Ball was born in 1932 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Honorary Senior Lecturer, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of.
Reviews - What do customers think about Anglican Spiritual Direction (Spiritual Directors International)?
A Very Good Overview Jun 27, 2007
Peter Ball gives us a very comprehensive overview of Spiritual Direction from an Anglican perspective. He looks primarily on the different schools and their contributions. This book is not about technique, but about the values, attitudes and pastoral perspective that Anglicans have contributed to the work of Spiritual Direction. It is a helpful tool for those who wish to know more about this important work.