The Depth of God?s Reach: A Spirituality of Christ?s Descent

The Depth of God?s Reach: A Spirituality of Christ?s Descent

by Michael Downey


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781626982611
Publisher: Orbis Books
Publication date: 02/20/2018
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 672,671
Product dimensions: 5.37(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Michael Downey has taught theology and spirituality at universities and seminaries in North America and abroad. Schooled in the spirituality of Jean Vanier and I'Arche, his abiding concern for the wounded and marginalized has led him to serve those most in need through conferences and retreats throughout the world. He is author of Altogether Gift: A Trinitarian Spirituality.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Chapter 1 Speaking of the Dead 1

Chapter 2 On Facing into Death 9

Chapter 3 Continuing Kenosis 19

Chapter 4 From the Ash Heap 35

Chapter 5 The Death of the Incarnate God? 44

Chapter 6 Bringing Comfort 53

Chapter 7 Hope for the Dead? 70

Chapter 8 The Immensity of Saturday 88

Chapter 9 Living into Saturday 100

Chapter 10 Praying on the Saturday 122

Suggestions for Further Reading 129

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