Christian Adulthood: A Journey of Self-Discovery

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This book is a guide to Christian maturity. It helps readers discover their true selves and their real vocation in the world. Such self-discovery is a life-long process, described here as an attempt to learn and follow God's place for us in the world and God's plan for our lives. Included in the process are the topics of stewardship, loving oneself, and the use of personal power in one's life.

The authors are well known in their field. Evelyn Eaton Whitehead is a developmental ...

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Overview

This book is a guide to Christian maturity. It helps readers discover their true selves and their real vocation in the world. Such self-discovery is a life-long process, described here as an attempt to learn and follow God's place for us in the world and God's plan for our lives. Included in the process are the topics of stewardship, loving oneself, and the use of personal power in one's life.

The authors are well known in their field. Evelyn Eaton Whitehead is a developmental psychologist who writes and lectures on adult maturity, leadership dynamics, and the social analysis of parish and community life. James D. Whitehead is a pastoral theologian and historian of religion. His area of concern is contemporary spirituality, leadership in ministry, and the use of theological methods in ministry.

Christian Adulthood is taken from an earlier work of theirs, Seasons of Strength.

128-page paperback 5-1/2 x 8-1/4

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764812842
  • Publisher: Liguori Publications
  • Publication date: 6/20/2005
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,491,545
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

The marriage of Evelyn Eaton Whitehead to James D. Whitehead in 1970 not only united two people whose profound sensitivity has become renowned, but it also brought together the fields of developmental psychology (Evelyn) with pastoral and religious history (James). This unique couple has equipped the Church with a renewed understanding of mission and ministry through their numerous publications. They have been affiliated with the Institute of Pastoral Studies at Loyola University of Chicago since 1970, and currently they are Distinguished Fellows at the Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History at the University of San Francisco.

The marriage of Evelyn Eaton Whitehead to James D. Whitehead in 1970 not only united two people whose profound sensitivity has become renowned, but it also brought together the fields of developmental psychology (Evelyn) with pastoral and religious history (James). This unique couple has equipped the Church with a renewed understanding of mission and ministry through their numerous publications. They have been affiliated with the Institute of Pastoral Studies at Loyola University of Chicago since 1970, and currently they are Distinguished Fellows at the Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History at the University of San Francisco.

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