Near Occasions of Grace
Richard Rohr addresses the challenges of authentic spiritual life in America today. As he sees it, we are living in a psychological age in which the eternal quest to transcend the self has given way instead to a narrow narcissism. Spirituality has been supplanted by therapy, and contemplation by self-realization.
Near Occasions of Grace plunges us into the journey of spiritual discovery. Richard explores the meaning of the Incarnation, the "holiness of sexuality," the challenge of community, and the future of religious life. He spells out the daily challenges of faith, hope, and charity. Ultimately, he unmasks the demons that frustrate our spiritual quest, and reveals the presence of grace in our everyday human experience.
Softcover: 118 pages