Near Occasions of Grace

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780883448526
  • Publisher: Orbis Books
  • Publication date: 1/1/1993
  • Pages: 118
  • Product dimensions: 5.34 (w) x 8.18 (h) x 0.43 (d)

Table of Contents

1 God's Good News: Meditations on Jesus 1
The Energy of Promise 1
Remembering the Future 3
Word Made Flesh 5
To Be Jesus Resurrected 7
2 Conversion: From Self-Actualization to Self-Transcendence 10
3 Pure Passion: The Holiness of Human Sexuality 22
Embodied Spirit 22
An Appetite for Wholeness 33
Marriage and Celibacy 41
4 Community: God's Strategy for the Reluctant Church 47
Building Family 47
Charting Community Growth 53
Authors of Life Together 61
5 To Care and Not to Care: The Future of Religious Life 68
6 A Life Pure and Simple: Reflections on St. Francis of Assisi 80
7 Near Occasions of Grace 94
Utterly Different and Exactly the Same 94
Naming Despair 97
Risking Reconciliation 100
8 Out of a Prayerful Heart: An Interview with Richard Rohr 105
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