Faith in Exile: Seeking Hope in Times of Doubt

Faith in Exile: Seeking Hope in Times of Doubt

by Joseph T. Kelley
     
 

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Spirituality for Those Alienated from the ChurchThis beautifully written book points the way for all those who feel—for whatever reason—displaced from their church and exiled from their rightful relationship with God. Faith in Exile shows how a rich spiritual life is possible even without institutional religion. Using universal themes of place, diligence,… See more details below

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Spirituality for Those Alienated from the ChurchThis beautifully written book points the way for all those who feel—for whatever reason—displaced from their church and exiled from their rightful relationship with God. Faith in Exile shows how a rich spiritual life is possible even without institutional religion. Using universal themes of place, diligence, and hope, the

Author addresses the yearnings of all seekers, encouraging them on their path to God. Warmly inviting, this new book— � helps seekers find a way back from exile to spirituality and to themselves. � shows how spirituality happens in the here and now, the everyday. � explores how diligent, loving care of oneself, others, and the world is a key part of the journey. � reveals hope not as blind optimism but as a deliberate choice to affirm the possibilities of a spiritual life. � helps seekers find the displaced God who followed them into exile.

Joseph T. Kelley, who holds a Ph.D. in psychology of religion from Boston University and a D.Min. in clinical psychology, is vice president for mission effectiveness at Merrimack College, N. Andover, MA.

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ISBN-13:
9780809140886
Publisher:
Paulist Press
Publication date:
05/28/2003
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.32(w) x 7.96(h) x 0.41(d)

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