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
Emotions in the Life of Faith
Wonder, Awe and Reverence
The Rehabilitation of Emotion
Anger, Courage and Hope
Curiosity and Contentment
Joy and Happiness
Transformations of Love
Virtues of Pride and Humility
Compassion and Self-Care
Mood Swings in the Life of Faith
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