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    An Explorer's Guide to Julian of Norwich

    Explorer's Guides

    by Veronica Mary Rolf

    Julian of Norwich's Revelations of Divine Love is truly an amazing work: an example of Christian mysticism, a unique contribution to Christian theology, the first book in English known to have been written by a woman. Veronica Mary Rolf guides us as we read, examining its fourteenth-century context and illuminating our understanding of this enduring work.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Reading Your Life's Story

    An Invitation to Spiritual Mentoring

    by Keith R. Anderson

    Keith R. Anderson unfolds a vision for mentoring that invites us to read our own lives as narrative as well as to learn how to enter the narrative of another life. These pages cover the scope of the mentoring relationship through various seasons, offering helpful and inspiring metaphors for mentoring. All are invited to enter the mentoring story.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Sacred Companions

    The Gift of Spiritual Friendship Direction

    by David G. Benner
    Foreword by Larry Crabb

    We need companions on our spiritual journey. In this inviting guide, David G. Benner introduces readers to the riches of spiritual friendship and direction, explaining what they are and how they are practiced. Through prayerful, guided attunement to God's activity, sacred companions provide care for the soul, and Benner models the kind of traveling companion who can move us toward deeper intimacy with God.

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    Seeking God Together

    An Introduction to Group Spiritual Direction

    by Alice Fryling

    Experienced spiritual director Alice Fryling presents an overview of what group spiritual direction is and how it is practiced, offering practical step-by-step guidance for those who would like to start, lead or particpate in group spiritual direction.

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    Spiritual Mentoring

    A Guide for Seeking Giving Direction

    by Keith R. Anderson and Randy D. Reese

    Drawing on the writings of Augustine, John of the Cross, Teresa of Avila and others, Keith R. Anderson and Randy D. Reese show that the age-old practice of Christian mentoring is meant to facilitate our growth throughout life. They provide motivation, principles and plans for starting and continuing mentoring relationships.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Spiritual Direction and the Care of Souls

    A Guide to Christian Approaches and Practices

    Edited by Gary W. Moon and David G. Benner

    Editors Gary W. Moon and David G. Benner, along with a team of expert contributors, provide a comprehensive survey of spiritual direction in its myriad Christian forms. With insights on spiritual direction's relationship to psychotherapy and pastoral counseling, this book serves as an authoritative resource for spiritual transformation and pastoral care.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Visions of Vocation

    Common Grace for the Common Good

    by Steven Garber

    Vocation is more than a job. It is our relationships and responsibilities woven into the work of God. In following our calling to seek the welfare of our world, we find that it flourishes and so do we. Garber offers here a book for parents, artists, students, public servants and business people—for all who want to discover the virtue of vocation.

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    Pursuing God's Will Together

    A Discernment Practice for Leadership Groups

    Transforming Resources

    by Ruth Haley Barton

    Church boards and other Christian leadership teams have long relied on secular models for leadership practice. Ruth Haley Barton, president of the Transforming Center, helps teams transition to a much more fitting model—the spiritual community that practices discernment together.

    Intermediate Intermediate

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