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Touched by God

The Way to Contemplative Prayer
  • By Luigi Gioia
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Luigi Gioia's Say it to God was chosen for the 2018 Archbishop of Canterbury's Lent Book--no mean feat for a first time author. In this new book, Gioia moves on to show the art of contemplation. But he points out from the start that contemplation is not a more advanced way of praying but a greater awareness of the presence of God. The defining mark of this awareness is that we become more and more aware of God's presence, a unique kind of inner peace and joy which has been described by spiritual authors with a variety of arresting and often poetic images.

What Gioia describes is not some kind of spiritual wonderland; for it does not dispense us from struggles and doubts and often the non-evidence of God. It brings a peace which coexists with doubt, a peace which can flourish in the middle of struggles, a joy that we can discover even in suffering.

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9781472951007
    • Manufacturer: Bloomsbury
    • ISBN 13: 9781472951007
    • Publication Date: 11/01/2018
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Luigi Gioia
    • Width: 5.13 inches
    • Height: 0.50 inches
    • Length: 7.88 inches
    • Weight: 0.39 pounds
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