Oh God, Why? (New Edition)
A spiritual journey towards meaning, wisdom and strength Gerard W Hughes helps us to look at the notion of a journey as a way of understanding the meaning of our own lives, our grumbles and discontent, our pain and...
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A spiritual journey towards meaning, wisdom and strength
Gerard W Hughes helps us to look at the notion of a journey as a way of understanding the meaning of our own lives, our grumbles and discontent, our pain and sadness, our hopes and dreams.
He brings the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius of Loyola into a modern context, so that ordinary people can use them.
Whether you have five minutes or two hours a day for Bible study and reflection, Gerard Hughes has written this book for you. Several practical introductory chapters explore the meaning and value of prayer, Bible study and meditation, and explain how to make the best use of this book.
We learn to pray the Bible in a unique way, and as we enter into the stories they enter into us, and come alive within us in a way that perhaps they never have been.
Includes notes on how to keep your own faith autobiography.
Over 14,000 copies were sold of previous editions of this title. Drawing inspiration from the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius of Loyola, it explores how the idea of a journey can help us in our spiritual lives.;Part one contains six chapters on prayer, Bible study and other spiritual disciplines, including keeping a faith journal. Part two contains seven weeks of daily Bible readings. Topics covered include
riches and poverty
the cross in the Christian life.
There is a final section of material for study groups.
Over 14,000 copies sold of previous editions Explores how the idea of a journey can help us in our spiritual lives Draws inspiration from the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius of Loyola Helpful chapters on the importance of prayer, Bible study, and other spiritual disciplines, including keeping a 'faith journal' Section of material for study groups New cover
Gerard W Hughes is one of Britain's best loved writers on spirituality. A Jesuit priest, he is author of a number of bestselling books popular among Christians from diverse traditions including the bestselling God of Surprises, Walk to Jerusalem (Darton, Longman & Todd) contains reflections on the nature of peace which came to him as he walked most of the way from Ayrshire to Jerusalem in 1987, God, Where are You? (D.L.T), O God, Why? (Bible Reading Fellowship) and God of Compassion (Hodder & Stoughton).