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
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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. Canon Malcolm Grundy was Director of the Foundation for Church Leadership (until March 2009, when he became a Consultant with Live-Wires Associates). He has been variously Team Rector of Huntingdon, Archdeacon of Craven (Bradford), Director of Training (London) and Senior Industrial Missioner (Sheffield). He is a Consultant and trainer with Avec (Director), Edward King Institute for Ministry Development (Founder Editor of the journal Ministry), Chair of MODEM (Managerial and Organizational Disciplines for the Enhancement of Ministry) and Non Executive Director of GJ Palmer (Publishers of the Church Times). He is the author of Light in the City: Stories of the Church Urband Fund (Canterbury Press, 1990); An Unholy Conspiracy: the Separation of Church and Industry since the Reformation (Canterbury Press, 1992); Evangelisation through the Adult Catechumenate (Grove, 1991; also translated into Swedish as Om Vuxansvag In I Forsamlingen; Verbum, 1992); Community Work: A Handbook for Volunteer Groups and Local Churches (Cassell/Mowbray/Continuum, 1995); The Parchmore Partnership (ed.), Chester House Publications, 1995; Understanding Congregations: A new shape for the local church (Cassell/Mowbray/Continuum, 1998); Management and Ministry (1997) and Managing, Leading, Ministering (March 1999), contributor and editorial adviser (both Canterbury Press); Faith on the Way (Grundy and Ball; Cassell/Mowbray/Continuum, 2000); What they don't teach you at theological college (Canterbury Press, 2003); contributor to Creative Church Leadership (MODEM/Canterbury Press, 2004); What's New in Church Leadership? (Canterbury Press, 2007); contributor to Breaking the Mould of Christendom, a symposium (Epworth Press, 2008); Transforming Conflict (ed.), (FCL, 2008)
Peter Ball was born in 1932 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Honorary Senior Lecturer, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of.
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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.