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Mentoring: The Ministry of Spiritual Kinship

Mentoring The Ministry of Spiritual Kinship In this newly revised and expanded edition of a contemporary classic Edward Sellner mines the deep wisdom of many traditions from Celtic to Minnesotan from Joan of Arc to C S Lewis and demonstrates

  • Title: Mentoring: The Ministry of Spiritual Kinship
  • Author: Edward C. Sellner
  • ISBN: 9781561012039
  • Page: 436
  • Format: Paperback
  • In this newly revised and expanded edition of a contemporary classic, Edward Sellner mines the deep wisdom of many traditions from Celtic to Minnesotan, from Joan of Arc to C.S Lewis and demonstrates how relationships of mentoring, rooted and grounded in the love of Christ, can forge fast friendship, heal wounds from the past, and bring about the Reign of God Sellner sIn this newly revised and expanded edition of a contemporary classic, Edward Sellner mines the deep wisdom of many traditions from Celtic to Minnesotan, from Joan of Arc to C.S Lewis and demonstrates how relationships of mentoring, rooted and grounded in the love of Christ, can forge fast friendship, heal wounds from the past, and bring about the Reign of God Sellner speaks from firsthand knowledge and experience of mentoring the practice of direction, counsel, and formation which has enjoyed an enormous resurgence in our time in arenas as disparate as business, the recovery movement, and spiritual direction This timely book is itself an opportunity to engage with a wise and seasoned elder.

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    1 thought on “Mentoring: The Ministry of Spiritual Kinship

    1. Great book and a great introduction to my current study of soul friends/spiritual mentoring. Mush of the book really spoke to me and I have tones of notes, but here are some favorite quotes:“The ancient Irish, in fact, had a word for someone who acts as a spiritual mentor in a relationship of great depth. The word is anamchara, ‘soul friend,’ someone who joyfully embraces our life, questions and suffering as an extension of his or her own; someone with whom we can speak the language of the [...]

    2. This is an odd, electic little book on the concept of spiritual mentoring. The author is Catholic and comes from a lineage of Midwestern farmer. He has worked as both a college professor and a chemical dependcy counselor. This varied background causes him to come at this topic of mentoring from a number of angles.Sellner discusses historical models of spiritual mentoring from the desert Fathers and Mothers and the Irish monastic tradition (i.e. the "soul friend"), devotes an entire chapter to th [...]

    3. A quiet, thought-provoking book. I enjoyed the personal element especially. I, too, am a fan of C.S. Lewis so it isn't surprising I enjoyed this book.

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