All stores are open, see our trading hours
FREE SHIPPING FOR AUSTRALIAN WEB ORDERS OVER $99
WISHLISTS
All stores are open, see our trading hours
eBook

Dark Night of the Soul

eBook|Mar 2009
Product Rating: 0

$19.99

Now in paperback: a distinguished psychiatrist, spiritual counsellor and bestselling author shows how the dark sides of the spiritual life are a vital ingredient in deep, authentic, healthy spirituality. Gerald G. May, MD, one of the great spiritual teachers...


Available in other Formats
Paperback - $26.99

Instant download

Expected to ship on Monday from Australia.

Read using our free app on your tablet or mobile!

Free Shipping
for orders over $99.

You May Also Like

eBook
Will and Spirit eBook
$18.99
$18.99
in stock
eBook
Prayers of the Cosmos eBook
$17.99
$17.99
in stock
eBook
The Practice of Spiritual Direction eBook
$17.99
$17.99
in stock
eBook
Care of the Soul Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Edition eBook
$13.99
$13.99
in stock
eBook
The Abbey eBook
The Abbey
eBook
No rating
$15.99
$15.99
in stock
eBook
The Jesuit Guide to Everything (Almost) eBook
$17.99
$17.99
in stock
eBook
The Spirit of the Disciplines eBook
$20.99
$20.99
in stock
eBook
The Wisdom of Tenderness eBook
$13.99
$13.99
in stock
eBook
Embracing the Love of God eBook
$8.99
$8.99
in stock
eBook
The Importance of Being Foolish eBook
$12.99
$12.99
in stock


Now in paperback: a distinguished psychiatrist, spiritual counsellor and bestselling author shows how the dark sides of the spiritual life are a vital ingredient in deep, authentic, healthy spirituality.


Gerald G. May, MD, one of the great spiritual teachers and writers of our time, argues that the dark 'shadow' side of the true spiritual life has been trivialised and neglected to our serious detriment. Superficial and naively upbeat spirituality does not heal and enrich the soul. Nor does the other tendency to relegate deep spiritual growth to only mystics and saints. Only the honest, sometimes difficult encounters with what Christian spirituality has called and described in helpful detail as 'the dark night of the soul' can lead to true spiritual wholeness.


May emphasises that the dark night is not necessarily a time of suffering and near despair, but a time of deep transition, a search for new orientation when things are clouded and full of mystery. The dark gives depth, dimension and fullness to the spiritual life.


-Publisher


Now in paperback: a distinguished psychiatrist, spiritual counsellor and bestselling author shows how the dark sides of the spiritual life are a vital ingredient in deep, authentic, healthy spirituality.


Gerald G. May, MD, one of the great spiritual teachers and writers of our time, argues that the dark 'shadow' side of the true spiritual life has been trivialised and neglected to our serious detriment. Superficial and naively upbeat spirituality does not heal and enrich the soul. Nor does the other tendency to relegate deep spiritual growth to only mystics and saints. Only the honest, sometimes difficult encounters with what Christian spirituality has called and described in helpful detail as 'the dark night of the soul' can lead to true spiritual wholeness.


May emphasises that the dark night is not necessarily a time of suffering and near despair, but a time of deep transition, a search for new orientation when things are clouded and full of mystery. The dark gives depth, dimension and fullness to the spiritual life.

^ Gerald G. May, MD, one of the great spiritual teachers and writers of our time, argues that the dark 'shadow' side of the true spiritual life has been trivialised and neglected to our serious detriment. Superficial and naively upbeat spirituality does not heal and enrich the soul. Nor does the other tendency to relegate deep spiritual growth to only mystics and saints. Only the honest, sometimes difficult encounters with what Christian spirituality has called and described in helpful detail as 'the dark night of the soul' can lead to true spiritual wholeness.^ May emphasises that the dark night is not necessarily a time of suffering and near despair, but a time of deep transition, a search for new orientation when things are clouded and full of mystery. The dark gives depth, dim

-Publisher

PRODUCT DETAIL

Gerald G May

Gerald G. May, M.D. (1940-2005), practiced medicine and psychiatry for twenty-five years before becoming a senior fellow in contemplative theology and psychology at the Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation in Bethesda, Maryland. He was the author of many books and articles blending spirituality and psychology, including "Addiction and Grace", "Care of Mind/Care of Spirit", "Will and Spirit", and "The Dark Night of the Soul".

Bestsellers in Spiritual Growth

Bestseller
Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ For Sinners and Sufferers Hardback
$22.99
$22.99
in stock
Hearing God: Developing a Conversational Relationship With God (And Expanded) Paperback
$29.99
$29.99
in stock
Australian Author
From Here to Eternity: Assurance in the Face of Sin and Suffering, Lessons From Romans 8 Paperback
$18.99
$18.99
in stock
Soul Keeping: Caring For the Most Important Part of You Paperback
$19.99
$19.99
in stock
The Spirit of the Disciplines: Understanding How God Changes Lives Paperback
$32.99
$32.99
in stock
Love Does: Discover a Secretly Incredible Life in An Ordinary World Paperback
$14.99
$19.99
$14.99
$19.99
in stock