Discerning God's Will / Edition 1

Discerning God's Will / Edition 1

by Ben Campbell Johnson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0664251463

ISBN-13: 9780664251468

Pub. Date: 10/19/1990

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

Popular author Ben Campbell Johnson discusses how the will of God relies on the depths of the human psyche. He addresses in specific terms how one may use intuition, imagination, and memory to ascertain the leading of God's will. Johnson claims that once God's will is sensed, one must trust that God will continue to give guidance. For each chapter, a series of

Overview

Popular author Ben Campbell Johnson discusses how the will of God relies on the depths of the human psyche. He addresses in specific terms how one may use intuition, imagination, and memory to ascertain the leading of God's will. Johnson claims that once God's will is sensed, one must trust that God will continue to give guidance. For each chapter, a series of reflection exercises is provided along with a brief guide to the process of discernment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664251468
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
10/19/1990
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

Preface7
1The Search for Meaning9
2The Will of God22
3The Will of God Made Flesh34
4The Will of God Written in the Soul51
5Intuition: A Source of Discernment67
6Imagination and Discernment81
7Discernment Through Memory96
8Doing the Will of God108
9The Will of God and the Problem of Evil123
10Discerning the Will of God In and Through Community136
Appendix AReflection Exercises150
Appendix BAn Abbreviated Exercise in Discernment164
Notes167

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