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EMBRACING THE MYSTERY WITHIN: Explorations in the Art of Spiritual Direction

Farrugia, Victor (2014) EMBRACING THE MYSTERY WITHIN: Explorations in the Art of Spiritual Direction. Master of Theology (minor thesis) thesis, UNSPECIFIED.

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Abstract

The author has explored the dynamic encounters which happen in Spiritual Direction, as a place of Mystery. In the narratives, autoethnography helped explore the encounters between the director and the directee, within themselves and the presence of the Divine. Research literature was engaged in order to enlighten and challenge these data and thus help clarify the author's conclusions.

Item Type: Theses (Master of Theology (minor thesis))
Repository Version: Author's Final Manuscript
Keywords: spiritual direction, director, directee, listening posture, autoethnography, encounter, person, true self, the Divine, mystery, presence, silence, availability, inner stillness, hope, compassion, respect, transformation
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220405 Religion and Society
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: D - Spirituality and Spiritual Direction
College/Association with University of Divinity: Sentir: Graduate School for Spiritual Formation
Depositing User: Dr Suman Kashyap
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2015 06:18
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2015 06:18
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1836

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