School of Theology and Seminary Graduate Papers/Theses
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Master of Arts in Spirituality
School of Theology and Seminary
Christianity | Practical Theology
There exists a strange paradox in contemporary United States spirituality. While recent book sales and other indicators might suggest resurgence in faith, there also appears to be a general frustration in today's faith filled person. What are believers searching for, and where can they find it?
The problems in this search for "spirituality" are diverse and have many causes. In this paper I establish why there is a resurgence in spiritual activity today and where these searchers should be looking. While the questions seem to be new, some of the answers lie in traditional Ignatian spirituality. How can the Jesuit charism be applied to today's culturally distinct issues?
Zenner, Kevin J., "An Ignatian Response to Issues in Contemporary Spirituality" (1997). School of Theology and Seminary Graduate Papers/Theses. 1424.
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