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Nourishing the Spirit

The Healing Emotions of Wonder, Joy, Compassion and Hope

ISBN13: 9781626980013

ISBN10: 1626980012

Publisher: Orbis Books (30 Oct 2012)

Extent: 208 pages

Binding: Paperback

Size: 15 x 1.3 x 23.1 cm

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  • The Whiteheads help us to understand and nurture the spiritual ideas that lead to feelings of well-being and lives of wholeness. Nourishing the Spirit is a companion volume to their widely influential and highly praised book on the negative emotions:Transforming Our Painful Emotions: A Spiritual Understanding of Anger, Shame, Grief, Fear and Loneliness.


    Tale of contents:

    Prologue: Blessed and Broken


    Part I

    Moral Emotions

    Emotions in the Life of Faith

    Wonder, Awe and Reverence

    The Rehabilitation of Emotion

    Anger, Courage and Hope

    Curiosity and Contentment


    Part II

    Healing Emotions

    Joy and Happiness

    Transformations of Love

    Virtues of Pride and Humility

    Compassion and Self-Care

    Mood Swings in the Life of Faith

  • Evelyn Whitehead

    James Whitehead

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    This new book is full of liberating insights generously sprinkled with lively stories from wise companions of the modern soul.


     - Herbert Anderson, Ph.D., Emeritus Professor of Pastoral Theology, Catholic Theological Union


    When Carl Jung was asked how long the transformation of Christianity would take, he said, About six hundred years. The Whiteheads amazing new book will close the gap!


     - Avis Clendenen, Saint Xavier University

    Another exceptionally lucid and practical resource from this skilled team of psychologist and pastoral theologian. They exhort readers to live life wide awake, and help them do just that.


     - Kathleen Dolphin, Saint Marys College

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