Read an excerpt from Father Richard Rohr’s ‘Immortal Diamond.’ In this section, he engages the age-old question, ‘Who am I?’. Richard Rohr is a Franciscan priest and founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation. He is well-known for his many books and recorded teachings. Immortal Diamond: The Search for Our True Self. Richard Rohr. Jossey-Bass, $ (p) ISBN
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The book centers on our lifelong quest to uncover our True Self, which is really God within all of us. Write a customer review.
On his we 14th book of I have known of diamonc book for more than 5 years now and have heard glowing reviews from friends who have read it. It’s hard to rate this book. In the words of Gerard Manley Hopkins: Why does it matter? The False Self—who we are on the surface—sees in parts, hierarchies, and only in reference to itself.
It would be this one. Dissolve the distractions of ego to find our authentic selves inGod In his bestselling book Falling Upward, Richard Rohrtalked about ego or the False Self and how it gets in the way ofspiritual maturity.
Ready to experience the mystical side of Christianity with a Franciscan friar? Like Rohr always seems to do, this one will force you to step back, reflect, and do some serious internal work in light of the truth he shares.
I do recommend it highly. Like Mary waiting at the tomb, hoping emotionally spiritually that Christ is alive, while knowing cognitively she saw him die that Christ was DEAD- yet she had faith in the the unknown, that which can not be seen with our senses.
You do things because they are true, not because you have to or you are afraid of punishment. Quotes from Immortal Diamond In this self-paced, week online course, you will have opportunities to: This is not richrad easy read, and to put its ideas into practice is a lifetime’s work, but several helpful appendices suggest spiritual practices and other reading, as well as background ideas, to set us on the way.
Diamond seems to be the second half of Falling Upward and the two books complement each other. Course content will no longer be available once the course ends at Preview — Immortal Diamond by Richard Immkrtal.
Immortal Diamond: A Study in Search of the True Self – Center for Action and Contemplation
Yes, you are you, but you are also divine. A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life. Another quote that accurately describes a shift I have been finding myself needing to make in this quest for authenticity is the change from “drivenness” to “being drawn”.
I listened to this on Audible, which is a format which works for my lifestyle, but I really can’t recommend the reader, who mispronounced words like “monasticism” and “Imago Dei.
Immortal Diamond: The Search for Our True Self
Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. I did not know this when I originally got t For most people, the book is going to fall on one of two ends of the spectrum for people As always, Rohr provides thought-provoking gems and a refreshing and renewing look at the value of our lives.
Spirituality and the Twelve Steps. If i where to recommend one christian book to read.
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Share your thoughts with other customers. This book Dissolve the distractions of ego to find our authentic selves inGod In his bestselling book Falling Upward, Richard Rohrtalked about ego or the False Self and how it gets in the way ofspiritual maturity.
Learn more about Amazon Prime. Yes, you are you, but you are also divine. In a sense True Self must, like Jesus, be resurrected, and thatprocess is not resuscitation but transformation.
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