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'Deep change or slow death' Johannine Critique and Ignatian Resolution

King, Fergus J. (2013) 'Deep change or slow death' Johannine Critique and Ignatian Resolution. Compass, 47 (4). pp. 22-29. ISSN 0819-4602

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Abstract

‘Deep change or slow death’ has been adopted by writers on both Christian spirituality and church leadership. This paper suggests that the Gospel according to John sets out an understanding of death and its relationship to change which is markedly different from the ‘deep change’ paradigm. It further suggests that the re-appropriation of a traditional Christian spirituality, that of the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius of Loyola, offers the possibility of achieving the desired outcomes of ‘deep change’ within a Christian framework.

Item Type: Published Articles
Repository Version: Published Version
Keywords: Church leadership, spirituality, Christianity, Ignatian Resolution
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
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: Trinity College Theological School
Depositing User: Dr Suman Kashyap
Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2016 04:26
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2016 04:26
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/2049

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