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Discovering the Spirit in the City


How can we re-discover the Heavenly City here and now? A wide-ranging exploration of the practical applications of spirituality in an urban environment.

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How can we re-discover the Heavenly City here and now? A wide-ranging exploration of the practical applications of spirituality in an urban environment.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441104724
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 11/11/2010
  • Pages: 184
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Andrew Walker is Parish Priest of St Michael-in-Lewes, Director of the London-based Ignatian Spirituality Course and a Visiting Scholar at Sarum College, Salisbury. Founder-Director of the London Centre for Spirituality, his previous books include Journey into Joy (SPCK, 2001), Spirituality in the City (SPCK, 2005) and Discovering the Spirit in the City (ed. Continuum 2010).

Aaron Kennedy is a freelance editor and copy-editor. He has recently worked on The Becoming of G-d (Mobsby, 2008), Angels and Answers by Artie Hoffman (publication pending, NY), and Ancient Faith, Future Mission (Croft and Mobsby eds; Canterbury Press, May 2009).

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Table of Contents

Foreword The Editors\Afternoon Prayer — Easter Saturday Pádraig Ó Tuama\Rebuilding the Human City: Spirituality and Social Transformation Philip Sheldrake\How I Learned to Cope Pádraig Ó Tuama\Prayer in the Streets: Using the Labyrinth as Symbol and Tool for an Urban Prayer Life Antonia Lynn\Notes for an awkward conversation Pádraig Ó Tuama\A Condition of Itinerant Being Raficq Abdullah\Firewhisky Pádraig Ó Tuama\Experience Your Neighbour's Faith: Faith House, Manhattan Bowie Snodgrass\Morning Prayer — Desolation Pádraig Ó Tuama\Seeking in the City? Ian Mobsby\Lying to Myself Pádraig Ó Tuama\The City of God in the Here and Now Glenn Jordan\In the Name of the Father Pádraig Ó Tuama\Discovering the Spirit in the City Mark Oakley\The Poet is Priest Pádraig Ó Tuama\Spirituality and the City — After the Deluge Philip Robinson\Purchases and Anticipation Pádraig Ó Tuama\Music Isaac Everett\Supermarket Prayers Pádraig Ó Tuama\Scripture and the City Andrew Walker and Rabbi Alex Dukhovny\Mother of the Bride Pádraig Ó Tuama\Human in the City Pádraig Ó Tuama\On naming your own name, a baptism hymn Pádraig Ó Tuama\Appendix: A Teenage Perspective Carolin Telford (with an Afterword by Philip Robinson)

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