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The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything: A Spirituality for Real Life

Category: Book
By (author): Martin, James
Subject:  RELIGION / Christian Life / General
  RELIGION / Christianity / Catholic
  RELIGION / Spirituality
Audience: general/trade
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: March 2012
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 8.00in x 5.31in x 1.12in
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$ 21.00
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From The Publisher*

St. Ignatius to the Rescue!

St. Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Jesuit Order, was known forhis practical spirituality. Now, Father James Martin translatesIgnatius's insights for a modern audience, revealing how we canfind God in our everyday lives in often surprising ways.

Includes a new reading group guide and bonus material

From The Publisher*

The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything by the Revered James Martin, SJ (My Life with the Saints) is a practical spiritual guidebook based on the life and teachings of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus. Centered around the Ignatian goal of "finding God in all things," The Jesuit Guide to Almost Everything shows us how to manage relationships, money, work, prayer, and decision-making, all while keeping a sense of humor.  Filled with user-friendly examples, humorous stories, and anecdotes from the heroic and inspiring lives of Jesuit saints and average priests and brothers, The Jesuit Guide to Almost Everything is sure to appeal to fans of Kathleen Norris, Richard Rohr, Anne Lamott, and other Christian Spiritual writers.

Review Quote*"[The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything] becomes like a read-along spiritual director, someone to prompt you with questions, redirect your gaze and help you, Martin says, to ‘discern where God might be speaking to you.'"
Review Quote*"User-friendly...The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything…helpfully unpacks core precepts like ‘finding God in all things.'"
Review Quote*"An excellent introduction to Jesuit spirituality for a general reader.... [Martin's] writing is accessible, comprehensive, and often humorous."
Review Quote*Writing beautifully, and with frequent touches of humor, James Martin, SJ, shows us what he's learned in religious life, and in the process offers us a rich spiritual feast.
Biographical Note

Rev. James Martin, S.J., is a Jesuit priest, culture editor of America magazine, and author of numerous books. He is a frequent commentator in the media and has appeared in such diverse outlets as The Colbert Report, NPR's Fresh Air, the New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.