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The Resource Falling upward : a spirituality for the two halves of life, Richard Rohr

Falling upward : a spirituality for the two halves of life, Richard Rohr

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Falling upward : a spirituality for the two halves of life
Title
Falling upward
Title remainder
a spirituality for the two halves of life
Statement of responsibility
Richard Rohr
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A fresh way of thinking about spirituality that grows throughout life. In Falling Upward, Fr. Richard Rohr seeks to help readers understand the tasks of the two halves of life and to show them that those who have fallen, failed, or "gone down" are the only ones who understand "up." Most of us tend to think of the second half of life as largely about getting old, dealing with health issues, and letting go of life, but the whole thesis of this book is exactly the opposite.? What looks like falling down can largely be experienced as "falling upward."? In fact, it is not a loss but somehow actually a gain, as we have all seen with elders who?have come to their fullness.?? Explains why the second half of life can and should be full of spiritual richness Offers a new view of how spiritual growth happens loss is gain Richard Rohr is a regular contributing writer for Sojourners and Tikkun magazines This important book explores the counterintuitive message that we grow spiritually much more by doing wrong than by doing right."--
Summary
"A fresh way of thinking about spirituality that grows throughout life. In Falling Upward, Fr. Richard Rohr seeks to help readers understand the tasks of the two halves of life and to show them that those who have fallen, failed, or "gone down" are the only ones who understand "up." Most of us tend to think of the second half of life as largely about getting old, dealing with health issues, and letting go of life, but the whole thesis of this book is exactly the opposite. What looks like falling down can largely be experienced as "falling upward." In fact, it is not a loss but somehow actually a gain, as we have all seen with elders who have come to their fullness. Explains why the second half of life can and should be full of spiritual richness Offers a new view of how spiritual growth happens loss is gain Richard Rohr is a regular contributing writer for Sojourners and Tikkun magazines This important book explores the counterintuitive message that we grow spiritually much more by doing wrong than by doing right."--
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10005672
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Rohr, Richard
Dewey number
248.4
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Spiritual formation
  • Spirituality
  • RELIGION
  • Spiritual formation
  • Spirituality
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adult
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a spirituality for the two halves of life
Label
Falling upward : a spirituality for the two halves of life, Richard Rohr
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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Contents
The two halves of life -- The hero and heroine's journey -- The first half of life -- The tragic sense of life -- Stumbling over the stumbling stone -- Necessary suffering -- Home and homesickness -- Amnesia and the big picture -- A second simplicity -- A bright sadness -- The shadowlands -- New problems and new directions -- Falling upward
Control code
ocn671701684
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxxvii, 199 pages
Isbn
9780470907757
Lccn
2010049429
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)671701684
Label
Falling upward : a spirituality for the two halves of life, Richard Rohr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The two halves of life -- The hero and heroine's journey -- The first half of life -- The tragic sense of life -- Stumbling over the stumbling stone -- Necessary suffering -- Home and homesickness -- Amnesia and the big picture -- A second simplicity -- A bright sadness -- The shadowlands -- New problems and new directions -- Falling upward
Control code
ocn671701684
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxxvii, 199 pages
Isbn
9780470907757
Lccn
2010049429
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)671701684

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