The fundamentals of christian spirituality lie in the triune god that is the center of christian faith in ronald rolheiser's book, the holy longing, he strives to give the reader a deeper understanding of and ability to practice this christian spirituality and its different dimensions within the reader's life. Book reviews the holy longing: the search for a christian spirituality ronald rolheiser doubleday, 1999 $2195, 257 pages reviewed by max engel the search in the title suggests contemporary christians and catholics are. The holy longing: the search for a christian spirituality - kindle edition by ronald rolheiser download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the holy longing: the search for a christian spirituality. Fr rolheiser is a roman catholic priest and member of the oblates of mary immaculate he is a lecturer and writer with a weekly column that is carried in more than 50 newspapers worldwide.
The holy longing was given to me by a friend and then sat on my self for 2 years at the right time, i picked up the book and began to read ron rolheiser has speaks to the spiritual realities behind their external expressions. Buy a cheap copy of the holy longing: the search for a book by ronald rolheiser long before we do anything explicitly religious at all, we have to do something about the fire that burns within us, writes ronald rolheiser. Building upon these pillars, rolheiser delves into the more challenging marital tensions with chapters such as christ as the basis for christian spirituality and a spirituality of sexuality this is an excellent book for any christian who has longs to create a more holy and lasting spiritual union. Fr ronald rolheiser, an oblate priest and recognized catholic writer, has already accomplished part of his ambitious plan to complete a three-volume study on spiritual maturity the first book in the series, the holy longing, focuses on the initial stages of spiritual development, the time when we are attempting to make sense of our lives.
The holy longing speaks about spirituality in regards to christianity instead of 'religion,' which is why i gave this book a change and i'm glad that i did there is no phony christian agenda evident, just a book about discoveri an intelligently written book about jesus and christianity. The holy longing is a bracing alternative to religious posturing truly incarnational, ronald rolheiser grounds his vision of the spiritual life in hard real-life experiences and tells tough truths truly incarnational, ronald rolheiser grounds his vision of the spiritual life in hard real-life experiences and tells tough truths. In a time when church membership is in radical decline, catholic theologian ronald rolheiser has performed an immense service for all christendom by cogently and convincingly spelling out reasons why membership and participation in a church community is a nonnegotiable element of christian spirituality. Without doubt, ronald rolheiser's the holy longing is one of the best books about christian spirituality that has been published in many a year its insights are just what all of us need at this moment of history. ― ronald rolheiser, the holy longing: the search for a christian spirituality ― ronald rolheiser, the holy longing: the search for a christian spirituality.
— the holy longing: the search for a christian spirituality god hung among thieves to be connected with the church is to be associated with scoundrels, warmongers, fakes, child-molesters, murderers, adulterers, and hypocrites of every description. The holy longing: the search for a christian spirituality by ronald rolheiser, 1999 doubleday, hardback with dust jacket, 257 pages, clean text, dedicated on cover page, isbn 0385494181, sku 26490 shipping on first book is $4 / each additional book ships for $100. Ronald rolheiser, omi, is a specialist in the fields of spirituality and systematic theology his regular column in the catholic herald is featured in newspapers in five different countries he is the author of the prizewinning the restless heart as well as forgotten amongst the lilies , the shattered lantern , and an infinite horizon. Rolheiser said that he thinks the secret to the success of the holy longing is that it offers a basic guide to today's sprawling wilderness of spiritual resources. The holy longing: the search for a christian spirituality by rolheiser, ronald and a great selection of similar used, new and collectible books available now at abebookscom.
Longing for the holy is for those who want to enrich their sense of the presence of god based on the gentle spiritual guidance and practical wisdom of best-selling author, fr ronald rolheiser, omi, it concerns the way we channel the deep longing at the core of our beings. The holy longing authored by ronald rolheiser presented a how-to guide for those who struggle with and are still in search for a christian spirituality he clearly defined. Which of rolheiser's four nonnegotiable pillars of the spiritual life is the most helpful for you why in your life, how is the balance between the four nonnegotiable essentials: private prayer and private morality, social justice, mellowness of heart and spirit, community.
Fr ronald rolheiser, in his work the holy longing: the search for a christian spirituality, proves that it all matters most in order to have a healthy spirituality, he outlines four essential pillars: attention to private prayer and morality, life attuned to social justice, mellowness of heart and spirit, and engagement in community worship. Ronald rolheiser, a roman catholic priest with the missionary oblates of mary immaculate, is an internationally renowned speaker and spiritual writer his award-winning weekly column in exile is carried by more than seventy newspapers worldwide. Without doubt, ronald rolheiser's the holy longing is one of the best books about christian spirituality that has been published in many a year it's insights are just what all of us need at this moment of history.