The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything: A Spirituality for Real Life

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  • Copyright: 2012-03-06
  • Publisher: Harperone
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The "New York Times"-bestselling spiritual guidebook based on the life and teachings of St. Ignatius of Loyola that shows reader how to manage relationships, money, work, prayer, and decision-making--and keep a sense of humor about it all.

Author Biography

Rev. James Martin, S.J., is a Jesuit priest, culture editor of America magazine, and author of numerous books. He is a frequent commentator in the media and has appeared in such diverse outlets as The Colbert Report, NPR's Fresh Air, the New York Times, and The Wall Street journal.

Table of Contents

A Way of Proceeding What Is Ignatian Spirituality?p. 1
The Six Paths Spiritual, Religious, Spiritual but Not Religious, and Everything in Betweenp. 29
What Do You Want? Desire and the Spiritual Lifep. 57
Beautiful Yesterdays Finding God and Letting God Find Youp. 86
Beginning to Pray So I've Found God... Now What?p. 103
Friendship with God Father Barry's Insightp. 115
God Meets You Where You Are Ignatian Traditions of Prayerp. 143
The Simple Life The Surprising Freedom of Downward Mobilityp. 174
Like the Angels? Chastity, Celibacy, and Lovep. 213
More by Deeds Than by Words Friendship and Lovep. 231
Surrendering to the Future Obedience, Acceptance, and Sufferingp. 266
What Should I Do? The Ignatian Way of Making Decisionsp. 305
Be Who You Is! Work, Job, Career, Vocation... and Lifep. 339
The Contemplative in Action Our Way of Proceedingp. 389
A Question-and-Answer Session with James Martin, S.J.p. 399
Questions for Personal Reflection or Reading Groupsp. 402
Ten Things You (Almost) Didn't Know About Jesuitsp. 409
Friends in the Lordp. 411
Acknowledgmentsp. 415
For Further Explorationp. 417
Indexp. 423
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