Open mind, faithful heart : reflections on following Jesus

by Francis
TitleOpen mind, faithful heart : reflections on following Jesus
Item typeBook
  • 0824519973
  • 9780824519971
URLLink to original record
  • "Originally published as Mente abierta, corazon creyente. Editorial Claretiana, Buenos Aires, Argentina"--Title page verso.
  • "A Herder & Herder book".
  • Includes bibliographical references.
  • I. Encountering Jesus. Jesus in dialogue -- Living in constant encounter -- Believing in joy -- Joy and perseverance -- The faith that frees us -- Called despite our fears -- Nurtured by the church -- Cross and mission - - The courage of the cross -- The challenge of sin -- The hopelessness of sin -- Testing and temptation -- Humility and hope -- United by the grace of memory -- II. Manifestations of light. The light of Jesus -- Staying alert -- The hardening of hearts -- God's plan unveiled -- Passing on the faith -- The Son reveals the Father -- The vision of the wedding feast -- Faith beyond space and time -- III. The letters to the seven churches. Reading the apocalypse -- Ephesus, recapturing the first love -- Smyrna, overcoming fatigue and bitterness -- Pergamum, holding on to the truth -- Thyatira, loyalty to our inheritance -- Sardis, restoring self-respect -- Philadelphia, love among sisters and brothers -- Laodicea, true friendship -- IV. Human prayer. Drawing close to all flesh -- Abraham: learning to let go -- Prayer as obedience to mission -- David: the art of surrender -- The solitude of prayer -- Moses and the people: intercession vs. murmuring -- God revealed in weakness and limitation - - Job: praying from our sores -- Homeward bound -- Simeon: led by the Spirit -- The mystery of talking with God -- Judith: speaking freely with God -- Entering into the humanity of Jesus -- Freely embracing death -- The totality of surrender -- The failure of Jesus -- Jesus Christ the priest -- Holding back nothing.
Physical descriptionxx, 297 pages ; 22 cm

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