Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Making Choices in Christ: The Foundations of Ignatian Spirituality 4. Having overseen the efforts of more than Jesuit retreat houses and centers for spirituality, Fr.
Tetlow is uniquely equipped to describe how the ordinary person in the 21st century can live out the extraordinary theology of St. An ideal resource to be used before or during a retreat with the Exercises, this book can guide any layperson at any time toward a life-changing encounter with the living God. Paperback , pages. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Making Choices in Christ , please sign up.
Be the first to ask a question about Making Choices in Christ. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Sep 09, Fr. River rated it it was amazing. Simply because I did not play by their rulesand frankly their rules are boring, boring. I look around me on the sidewalks and I give food and socks to fifty people each night when I take a lake night walk after I am done with my regular outreach. They are in the door ways of our churches, on the sidewalks, and in our parks. Our leaders tout an upturn in the economy and promote non-plastic bags, legislation to allow dogs in restaurants, and ignore the pain under their feet.
They talk of climate change and yet sell the soul of our country's environment for more money. A twenty two year old tech guy, Sean, takes out sandwiches and feeds a hundred people every two or three nights, and people tell him he is wasting his time. And I told him that if everyone did that there would be no more hunger. He said he is called a "fuck up.
But he looked up on them with infinite respect. Tetlow, shares the Ignatian journey. It is a journey of inclusiveness.
He shares the Exercises of Ignatius and how they can shape our lives into being aware of ministry all around us. The beauty of St.
Ignatius was that he saw God in everything. The Exercises have shaped my journey, and I practice the Examination of Conscience every day of my life, and I find that I look at life with new eyes each day and see Christ in each person. Tetlow puts into more academic terms what I talked about in the earlier part of this blog--and he presents the Way of Ignatius as the a theological bridge in making the journey with all humanity. Thanks be to God! VegInspiration We universally condemn supremacism, elitism, and exclusivism for destroying peace and social justice, yet we unquestioningly and even proudly adopt precisely these attitudes when it comes to animals.
Nov 16, Andrew rated it it was amazing. This book is very accessible in terms of exploring the Spirituality of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Order of Jesus, also known as the Jesuits.
When studying and contemplating in prayer and in retreat the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius, this easy to read primer brings the original work of Saint Ignatius into our totally different way of living today in the 21st Century. Father Tetlow writes short chapters here that help us get a better handle on how Ignatian spirituality can be This book is very accessible in terms of exploring the Spirituality of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Order of Jesus, also known as the Jesuits.
Father Tetlow writes short chapters here that help us get a better handle on how Ignatian spirituality can become part of our everyday life today. I highly recommend this book as a companion to the original writings of Saint Ignatius from over years ago. Concise overview of Ignatian Exercises Having done much reading and practicing of the exercises I found this small book exactly the right amount of detail to remember how we can be more grateful and lead a fuller life.
Aug 04, Patti Clement rated it it was amazing Shelves: Very good overview of Ignatian Spirituality! Mar 28, Andy rated it really liked it.
Great for those who've taken the Spiritual Exercises—a good reinforcer of Ignatian Spirituality in our practical and real lives. Making Choices in Christ. An extraordinary spiritual practice with the power to transform the ordinary life Even in our modern society, one of the most effective ways to develop a dynamic relationship with God is through the year-old practice of Ignatian spirituality. Tetlow, SJ, a leading expert on the subject, shows how Ignatian principles and practices can help each of us to discern God's will for our life and to become a changed person in Christ.
Having overseen the efforts of more than Jesuit retreat houses and centers for spirituality, Fr. Tetlow is uniquely equipped to describe how the ordinary person in the 21st century can live out the extraordinary theology of St. The 40 concise meditations contained in Making Choices in Christ explore what Ignatian spirituality is and isn't; what it means to live by it; Ignatius's legacy to all who practice the spirituality; and its important concepts and experiences, most notably the Spiritual Exercises.
An ideal resource to be used before or during a retreat with the Exercises, this book can guide any layperson at any time toward a life-changing encounter with the living God. Seeking an Active God 1.
One Way to God 5. Three Retreats and a Way of Life 8. There Is Only Jesus Christ Creation and Chaos The Principle and Foundation Gods Passionately Creative Desiring Contents 22 The Prayer of Consideration The Prayer Called Meditation Builders of the Kingdom As I Have Loved You The Language of the Cross The Joy of the Consoler The Greater Glory of God Contemplative in Action Responsibility for Desires What Jesus of Nazareth Wanted