Fire of Love: Encountering the Holy Spirit

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"Fire of Love invites us to recognize the power and ever-expanding presence of the Spirit in our own lives, in the life of the church, in the religious traditions of the world, in the world itself, and in God's evolving creation. The author maintains that the whole world, including the wider creation and cosmos, is the Spirit's sphere of influence." Augustine and Aquinas, the Hebrew prophets and the Hindu Upanishads, Gandhi and Muhammad, Teilhard de Chardin and theologians of the Eastern Orthodox traditions - all enter the conversation as this
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Overview

"Fire of Love invites us to recognize the power and ever-expanding presence of the Spirit in our own lives, in the life of the church, in the religious traditions of the world, in the world itself, and in God's evolving creation. The author maintains that the whole world, including the wider creation and cosmos, is the Spirit's sphere of influence." Augustine and Aquinas, the Hebrew prophets and the Hindu Upanishads, Gandhi and Muhammad, Teilhard de Chardin and theologians of the Eastern Orthodox traditions - all enter the conversation as this book challenges us to pay greater attention to the Spirit in the mysterious workings of our lives.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780809144082
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/2006
  • Edition description: ANN
  • Pages: 226
  • Sales rank: 812,067
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Awakening the human spirit 1
2 Jesus, the anointed one 18
3 HolySpirit@ecclesia.org 34
4 The diversity of religions 57
5 Word and sacrament 74
6 The Spirit in an evolving universe 89
7 In the midst of the world 106
8 Discerning the Spirit 128
9 The quest for the true self 151
10 The acquisition of the Holy Spirit 167
11 Interiority and exteriority 183
12 Gift of love 204
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