Not Eden (Paper)

Spiritual Life Writing for this World

  • 9780334053798
  • 160
  • 81.25
  • Paper
  • 9780334053798
  • 6/30/2015
  • 3-5 days processing
$ 27.00

Description

Not Eden represents a challenging new appraisal of the methods, purpose and practice of spiritual life writing.

Part 1 examines some of the traditions that have governed spiritual life writing in the past. A dominant assumption, displayed in many confessional texts, has been that spiritual autobiographies chart a journey away from the concerns of this world towards a deeper understanding of the divine. However, alternative forms of spiritual life writing have always existed alongside these authoritative traditions. In these, spirituality appears as deeply interwoven with the fabric of everyday life. It is embodied, contingent and involves deep connections with others.

Part 2 consists of a work of spiritual life writing in which the claims made in part one are explored and tested. It constitutes a fully worked example of the way in which spiritual life writing can enable us to face the deepest challenges of this world.

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