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  • Eager to Love: The Alternative Way of Francis of Assisi
  • Richard Rohr O.F.M.
  • English
  • 05 June 2020
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Richard Rohr O.F.M. ✓ 1 CHARACTERS

CHARACTERS ñ Eager to Love: The Alternative Way of Francis of Assisi Richard Rohr O.F.M. ✓ 1 CHARACTERS SUMMARY ☆ MIZUNOWAVERIDER.US ✓ Richard Rohr O.F.M. Ble and beloved saint across many faith traditions He was as Rohr notes a master of making room for it and letting go of that which was tired or empty Francis found an alternative way to follow Jesus one that disregarded power and privilege and held fast to the narrow path of the Gospel Rohr helps us look beyond the birdbath image of the saint to remind us of the long tradition founded on his revolutionary radical and life changing embrace of the teaching. Richard Rohr is one of my favorite writers I can meditate on what he has to say and feel that gradually it begins to make and sense to me I need to lay aside my ego however which is an off and on again thing As an older person it is time for me to grow or get old by turning lose of what I valued most of my earlier life It is not an easy read but one that goes to the heart of being human

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CHARACTERS ñ Eager to Love: The Alternative Way of Francis of Assisi Richard Rohr O.F.M. ✓ 1 CHARACTERS SUMMARY ☆ MIZUNOWAVERIDER.US ✓ Richard Rohr O.F.M. Francis of Assisi is one of the most beloved of all saints Both traditional and entirely revolutionary he was a paradox He was at once down to earth and reaching toward heaven grounded in the rich history of the Church while moving toward a new understanding of the world beyond Globally recognized as an ecumenical teacher Richard Rohr started outand remainsa Franciscan friar The loving inclusive life and preaching of Francis of Assisi make him a recogniza. If you re a sincere recovering bible holic cradle Christian like I am the wisdom of Saint Francis and Richard Rohr will help you find your way home for the first time with no regret for where you ve journeyed each step necessary for the transforming of both mind and heart The American evangelical church has little resemblance to Christ its own huge log in the eye even as it s continually buttressed its own power and wealth in part by casting great judgments about the relative specks in the eyes of all others Many within it sincerely worship Jesus which Christ never asked us to do but aren t taught how to follow Him the harderdeeper path certainly When you awaken to find yourself within nothing than this generation s version of the Pharisees of Jesus own day it s tempting to throw the baby out with the bathwater For a couple years I couldn t stand to read the bible I d read with passionate devotion and religious pride literally dozens of times before I began to wonder if God wasn t oh so much organically present in all our lives and in all of His creation than I d ever had the eyes to see God through Francis Rohr and others has led me back home to where I ve never been before I ve rightly abandoned the inadeuate faith of my youth not because of what it says it believes but because it doesn t believe any of it deeply and fully enough that we really do live move and have our very being in God Come to the table with Francis and Rohr this is better than any feast you ve ever imagined even in your wildest spiritual dreams

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CHARACTERS ñ Eager to Love: The Alternative Way of Francis of Assisi Richard Rohr O.F.M. ✓ 1 CHARACTERS SUMMARY ☆ MIZUNOWAVERIDER.US ✓ Richard Rohr O.F.M. S of Jesus Rohr draws on Scripture insights from psychology and literary and artistic references to weave together an understanding of the tradition as first practiced by St Francis Rohr shows how his own innovative theology is firmly grounded in the life and teaching of this great saint and provides a perspective on how his alternative path to the divine can deepen and enrich our spiritual livesThe audio edition of this book can be downloaded via Audible. Richard Rohr is one of my favourite authors I love his slant way of seeing his perceptions of faith and its working out in our daily lives Here he takes an in depth view of a well known beloved Christian saint and brings him to life in a refreshing way Francis of Assisi is not only associated with a truly practical theology and a mystical way of relating to God s creation he is also Founder friar of the Franciscan movement to which Richard Rohr himself belongsTherefore it is with an insider eye an appreciation for history and a determination to root St Francis in reality that this book is written This is a fresh imaginative approach that shows us the man behind the cassock the heart behind the legend and the truth sitting side by side with mythIt s a book that demands focussed attention and savouring in small chunks at a time because of its depth Rohr may malign his own mind at times but this is a meaty read not for the faint heartedAlthough Francis of Assisi is the major character here you will also find other significant souls who fed into his spirituality and influenced his orthodoxy All serve to introduce the reader to a way of being seeing and sensing that opens them up to new ways of thinkingThis is rich stuff redolent with resources uilted with uotes and notes In the unlocking of a life you may find yourself looking at St Francis with new eyes and also seeing how you could live differently in response to all that s revealed A profound learned read that may just unsettle you into a fresh spiritual perspective