saint francis, pope francis, alicia von stamwitz, inspiring words, the spiirt of saint francis
Wondrous Encounters
Scripture for Lent
Richard Rohr
978-0-86716-987-4
B16987
     
Quantity: 
$8.99





 
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
Rohr's meditations on the daily readings of Lent are not for the sake of mere information, or even for academia (although the author hopes it will satisfy both), but for the sake of our transformation into our original "image and likeness," which is the very image of God. What always and finally matters for all of us is encounter!

Father Rohr begins each meditation with a single title or phrase that sums up the point. Then he offers the meditation followed by key passages from the readings. He ends each meditation with a Starter Prayer that invites you to self-disclosure and to enter the wondrous divine dialogue with clarity, insight—and holy desire!

"There are two moments that matter. One is when you know that your one and only life is absolutely valuable and alive. The other is when you know your life, as presently lived, is entirely pointless and empty. You need both of them to keep you going in the right direction. Lent is about both. The first such moment gives you energy and joy by connecting you with your ultimate Source and Ground. The second gives you limits and boundaries, and a proper humility, so you keep seeking the Source and Ground and not just your small self."—From the Introduction

Study Guide for Wondrous Encounters

Also available in Spanish!
Fr. Richard Rohr is a globally recognized ecumenical teacher bearing witness to the universal awakening within Christian mysticism and the Perennial Tradition. He is a Franciscan priest of the New Mexico Province and founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation (CAC) in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Fr. Richard's teaching is grounded in the Franciscan alternative orthodoxy—practices of contemplation and lived kenosis (self-emptying), expressing itself in radical compassion, particularly for the socially marginalized. Fr. Richard is the author of numerous books, including Everything Belongs, Adam’s Return, The Naked Now, Breathing Under Water, Falling Upward, Immortal Diamond, and Eager to Love: The Alternative Way of Francis of Assisi. Fr. Richard is academic Dean of the Living School for Action and Contemplation. Drawing upon Christianity's place within the Perennial Tradition, the mission of the Living School is to produce compassionate and powerfully learned individuals who will work for positive change in the world based on awareness of our common union with God and all beings. Visit cac.org for more information.
There are no reviews for this product yet. Be the first to submit a review.

Submit Review

Name:  


Review:  

Rating:


   
First Page   Previous Page   1   Next Page   Last Page
First Page   Previous Page   1   Next Page   Last Page
By purchasing this product, you agree to the terms and conditions found here.


     

Contact Us
Customer service reps are available Mon - Fri,
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (EST) by phone: 1-800-488-0488 ext. 198.
Sale

Check out these great deals on selected titles!

Quick Order
Know the item numbers of the products you want? Expedite the ordering process with Quick Order!