Spiritual Formation

Spiritual Formation

Following the Movements of the Spirit

Book - 2010
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Baker & Taylor
The second book based on the teachings of spiritual guide and counselor, Henri Nouwen, describes the five classical stages of spiritual development in the journey of faith: Awakening, Purgation, Illumination, Dark Night (of the Soul) and Unification (with God). 30,000 first printing.

Zondervan House
Henri Nouwen, the world-renowned spiritual guide and counselor, understood the spiritual life as a journey of faith and transformation that is deepened by accountability, community, and relationships. Though he counseled many people during his lifetime, his principles of spiritual direction and formation were never written down. Two of Nouwen's longtime students, Michael Christensen and Rebecca Laird, have taken his famous course in spiritual direction and supplemented it with his unpublished writings to create the definitive series on Nouwen's thoughts on the Christian life. The first book in the series, Spiritual Direction, introduced readers to the core concepts of Nouwen's approach to the spiritual life. Book two, Spiritual Formation, showcases Nouwen's life-long effort to re-construct the five classical stages of spiritual development as movements in the journey of faith. The five classical stages are these: 1. Awakening (our desire) 2. Purgation (purifying our passions) 3. Illumination (of God) 4. Dark Night (of the Soul) 5. Unification (with God) Readings, stories, questions for personal reflection, and guided journal inquiry as articulated by Nouwen will provide readers with an experience in spiritual formation with the well-known author, priest, and guide. The third and final book in the series, Spiritual Discernment, is planned to release in 2012
Led by the writing of beloved author Henri Nouwen, two of his students and writers of Spiritual Direction return with the second work in this popular spirituality series on how to live out the five classical stages of spiritual development

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“Henri Nouwen was one of the great spiritual masters of the modern age. His beloved writings have helped millions understand that no matter where we are, God can meet us there. Read this brand-new compilation of his writings and conferences, and let Henri Nouwen accompany you—with his trademark wisdom, acuity, common sense, erudition and, most of all, compassion—and help you encounter God more fully in your daily life.” — James Martin, SJ, author of The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything

Led by the writing of beloved, bestselling author Henri Nouwen (With Open Hands, Reaching Out, The Wounded Healer, Making All Things New), the authors of Spiritual Direction, return with the second work in this popular spirituality series on how to live out the five classical stages of spiritual development.



Baker
& Taylor

The second book based on the teachings of spiritual guide and counselor Henri Nouwen describes the five classical stages of spiritual development in the journey of faith: awakening, purgation, illumination, dark night of the soul, and unification with God.
"Henri Nouwen, the world-renowned spiritual guide and counselor, understood the spiritual life as a journey of faith and transformation that is deepened by accountability, community, and relationships. Though he counseled many people during his lifetime,his principles of spiritual direction and formation were never written down. Two of Nouwen's longtime students, Michael Christensen and Rebecca Laird, have taken his famous course in spiritual direction and supplemented it with his unpublished writings to create the definitive series on Nouwen's thoughts on the Christian life. The first book in the series, Spiritual Direction, introduced readers to the core concepts of Nouwen's approach to the spiritual life. Book two, Spiritual Formation, showcases Nouwen's life-long effort to re-construct the five classical stages of spiritual development as movements in the journey of faith. The five classical stages are these: 1. Awakening (our desire) 2. Purgation (purifying our passions) 3. Illumination (of God) 4.Dark Night (of the Soul) 5. Unification (with God) Readings, stories, questions for personal reflection, and guided journal inquiry as articulated by Nouwen will provide readers with an experience in spiritual formation with the well-known author, priest, and guide. The third and final book in the series, Spiritual Discernment, is planned to release in 2012"--

Publisher: New York : HarperOne, 2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780061686122
0061686123
Branch Call Number: 253.5 N856s
Characteristics: xxx, 161p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Christensen, Michael J.
Laird, Rebecca

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Aug 10, 2017

One of a trilogy of posthumous publications from this profound thinker on the inner spiritual life, "Spiritual Formation" takes an in-depth but practical look at the various ways that we can take inspiration from contemplation, spiritual reading, prayer, and community - ways to follow the Spirit into areas of deep healing and growth.

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