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Finding God in all things essays in honor of Michael J. Buckley

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Published by Crossroad Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English


  • Theology.,
  • Atheism.,
  • Religion and science.,
  • Catholic universities and colleges.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Michael J. Himes and Stephen J. Pope.
ContributionsBuckley, Michael J., Himes, Michael J., Pope, Stephen J., 1955-
LC ClassificationsBR50 .F48 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination371 p. ;
Number of Pages371
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL992842M
ISBN 10082451629X
LC Control Number96031325

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Finding God in All Things gives new life to the spirituality of St. Ignatius and illuminates the transforming power of the Exercises. With o copies sold of the first edition, this timely new edition offers today's readers a clear presentation of the themes and contemporary practice of this classic spiritual retreat. Finding God in all things is at the core of Ignatian Spirituality and is rooted in our growing awareness that God can found in every one, in every place and in everything. When we learn to pay more attention to God, we become more thankful and reverent, and through this we become more devoted to God, more deeply in love with our Creator. Here are a few suggestions that can help you strengthen your core relationship with God. Start your day by offering it all to God. Imagine all the spokes of your life—all the people, responsibilities, commitments, and interests that make up your day—and envision them all illuminated by the presence of God at your core. FINDING GOD IN ALL THINGS 89 The Contemplative Life For Jalics, Ignatius' text refers to a contemplative existence: one in which our attention is directed fully to God's presence, in which our faculties, and even divine things, recede. After the transition, the.