Enneagram the: A Christian Perspective
A decade ago, Crossroad helped to introduce the Christian world to the ancient personality-type system of the Enneagram with the publication of Discovering the Enneagram by Richard Rohr and Andreas Ebert. At the time, it was believed that the Enneagram...
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A decade ago, Crossroad helped to introduce the Christian world to the ancient personality-type system of the Enneagram with the publication of Discovering the Enneagram by Richard Rohr and Andreas Ebert. At the time, it was believed that the Enneagram had its roots in Sufi mysticism. Now, in this new edition of Discovering the Enneagram, simply titled, The Enneagram: A Christian Perspective, Rohr and Ebert suggest that the Enneagram is genuinely Christian, dating at least to the Desert Fathers, with pre-Christian sources.
In this new, general introduction to the Enneagram, Rohr and Ebert show that the Enneagram was developed in Egypt by the Desert Fathers and rediscoverd by a Francisican missionary to the Moslems at the turn of the 14th century.
Richard Rohr and Andrea Ebert's runaway best-seller shows both the basic logic of the Enneagram and its harmony with the core truths of Christian thought from the time of the early Church forward.
Andreas Ebert wurde 1980 in Hamburg geboren. Sein sozialokonomisches Studium an der Hamburger Universitat fur Wirtschaft und Politik schloss der Autor im Jahre 2005 als Diplom-Betriebswirt erfolgreich ab. Anschliessend absolvierte er ein Masterstudium im Bereich Entrepreneurship. Der Autor sammelte umfangreiche Erfahrungen im Bereich des Marketings und der Unternehmenskommunikation. Ausgehend von den Prognosen der demographischen Entwicklung in Deutschland erkannte er fruh die besondere Bedeutung von Best Agern als potenzielle Zielgruppe im Marketing, was ihn motivierte, sich der Thematik des
Father Richard Rohr (born 1943) is an internationally recognised ecumenical teacher bearing witness to the universal awakening within Christian mysticism. He is a Franciscan priest of the New Mexico Province and founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation (CAC.org) in Albuquerque, where he is also academic dean. The mission of this school is to produce compassionate and powerfully learned individuals who will work for positive change in the world based on awareness of our common union with God and all beings. Fr. Richard's teaching is grounded in Franciscan alternative orthodoxy - practices of contemplation and self-emptying - expressing itself in radical compassion, particularly for the socially marginalized.
Fr. Richard is the author of numerous books, including Everything Belongs, Adam's Return, The Naked Now, Breathing Under Water, Falling Upward, Immortal Diamond, and Eager to Love: The Alternative Way of Francis of Assisi.