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Befriending Our Desires portrays the intimate connection between desire and the spiritual journey. Drawing on Hebrew and Christian Scriptures, Christian spiritual classics (with some reference to Buddhist spirituality), poetry, and other literature, plus personal and pastoral experience, Philip Sheldrake explores the role of desire in relation to God, prayer, sexuality, making choices, and responding to change. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.

by Professor Philip Sheldrake (Author). ISBN-13: 978-0232524468. God can be found at the heart of all desire. This book has become something of a classic. The vocabulary of religious experience and that of sexual love have much in common, dwelling on desire, longing, yearning; but post-enlightenment Western Christianity has valued the rational and controlled rather than the vulnerability of passion.

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Philip Sheldrake is a religious historian and theologian with additional background in philosophy, political theory and the social sciences. His main work has been as a leading scholar in the overall multi-disciplinary field of spirituality. In particular, Philip Sheldrake has been closely involved internationally in the emergence of Christian Spirituality as an academic discipline

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Befriending Our Desires portrays the intimate connection between desire and the spiritual journey

Befriending Our Desires portrays the intimate connection between desire and the spiritual journey. This rather short book argues that without desire we cannot move closer to God and offered me much to reflect upon. I savored each of the short sections treating various aspects of desire in human life and spirituality.

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Endorsements: Sheldrake catches your attention with his adept exploration of the intimate connection between desire, even sexual desire, and holiness. --JKeith J. Egan, Professor of Theology, Saint Mary's College and the University of Notre Dame He helps us understand that when we realize that our heart's longing is for God, we realize that our desires are not enemies but friends of spiritual life and growth. --JJohn S. Dunnes, CSC, author of Love's Minds, Professor of Theology, University of Notre Dame . . . Magnificently articulates a God and a spirituality characterized by passion, desire, vulnerability, and eros. This broad, accessible, yet profound, treatment of desire is a welcome addition to the literature on spiritual growth. --Joan Timmerman, author of Sexuality and Spiritual Growth, Professor of Theology, College of Saint Catherine Author Biography: Philip Sheldrake has taught and written extensively about Christian spirituality and spirituality more generally. He is Senior Research Fellow, Cambridge Theological Federation and Honorary Professor, University of Wales. His many works include Spirituality and Theology and Spirituality and History.

Befriending Our Desires epub download

ISBN13: 978-0877935377

ISBN: 0877935378

Author: Philip Sheldrake

Category: No category

Language: English

Publisher: Ave Maria Press; First Printing edition (1994)

Pages: 131 pages

ePUB size: 1315 kb

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Whiteseeker
Our desires in all their forms are our way to God. We rob ourselves of participating into the immensity of God when we settle for momentary discoveries and experiences of God. The book proposes a spirituality of pilgrimage rather than settlement.
Whiteseeker
Our desires in all their forms are our way to God. We rob ourselves of participating into the immensity of God when we settle for momentary discoveries and experiences of God. The book proposes a spirituality of pilgrimage rather than settlement.
Axebourne
Excellent ... much here to ponder and to enrich the faith journey. I appreciate very much the focus on Ignatian Spirituality and how awareness and the roots of our various desires are central to the movements of God in our lives

The book arrived very quickly and is in excellent condition.
Axebourne
Excellent ... much here to ponder and to enrich the faith journey. I appreciate very much the focus on Ignatian Spirituality and how awareness and the roots of our various desires are central to the movements of God in our lives

The book arrived very quickly and is in excellent condition.
Love Me
The book came through in even better condition than I expected. It is a great explication of desire as it relates to spiritual journey.
Love Me
The book came through in even better condition than I expected. It is a great explication of desire as it relates to spiritual journey.
White gold
Sheldrake does a nice job of demonstrating why desire is necessary and valuable and even inherently integrated into life, particularly the spiritual life. However, his language and arguments are a little unfocused, which made it somehow feel weighty and fluffy simultaneously, as if there was something important that needed to be constructed out of insubstantial and blurry thoughts. Additionally, he waded now and then into theologically dubious territory such as asserting that God's desire for humanity equated to God's need for humanity. It could be a worthwhile book for some people, but I'd be cautious about to whom I would offer it.
White gold
Sheldrake does a nice job of demonstrating why desire is necessary and valuable and even inherently integrated into life, particularly the spiritual life. However, his language and arguments are a little unfocused, which made it somehow feel weighty and fluffy simultaneously, as if there was something important that needed to be constructed out of insubstantial and blurry thoughts. Additionally, he waded now and then into theologically dubious territory such as asserting that God's desire for humanity equated to God's need for humanity. It could be a worthwhile book for some people, but I'd be cautious about to whom I would offer it.
Umsida
This is one of the most captivating books I have ever read on the essential role desire plays in the transforming work of Christ in us. As someone who grew up with a Baptist background where desires were something to flee and renounce, this book compellingly demonstrates that connection to our God-given, deepest desires is a journey that excavates our true selves...the people we were created to be at the foundations of the world, in wholeness, with passion, and life! This will become a key book for me here forward in the sacred work of both tending to my own soul, and those whom I serve.
Umsida
This is one of the most captivating books I have ever read on the essential role desire plays in the transforming work of Christ in us. As someone who grew up with a Baptist background where desires were something to flee and renounce, this book compellingly demonstrates that connection to our God-given, deepest desires is a journey that excavates our true selves...the people we were created to be at the foundations of the world, in wholeness, with passion, and life! This will become a key book for me here forward in the sacred work of both tending to my own soul, and those whom I serve.
Narim
In searching for a deeper concept of desire, I am left with more questions and confusion but hoping that as I keep seeking, I will grasp the concepts God wants me to know in this intimate journey.
Narim
In searching for a deeper concept of desire, I am left with more questions and confusion but hoping that as I keep seeking, I will grasp the concepts God wants me to know in this intimate journey.