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Title:
Rekindling the fires : an introduction to behavioral spirituality
Author:
Peter, Val J.
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Publication Information:
Huntington, Ind. : Our Sunday Visitor, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
136 pages ; 21 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780879739805
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Book

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Summary

Summary

Father Peter, calls his idea "behavioral spirituality." Because it starts on the outside -- things you do rather than things you feel -- Father Peter's method will work for you, no matter where you are on your spiritual journey.


Table of Contents

Introduction: The Need for a New Spiritualityp. 9
1. Where We Were and Where We Arep. 13
2. A New Model for a New Peoplep. 23
3. It All Starts with Behaviorp. 25
4. What You Think Does Countp. 33
5. Feelings Matterp. 37
6. I'm from Missouri, Show Me!p. 41
7. 'Teach Us How to Pray'p. 47
8. Give and It Shall Be Given Unto Youp. 53
9. Fasting--Giving Up in Order to Get Closer to Godp. 59
10. Additives for a Modern Worldp. 63
11. From Apathy to Zestp. 67
12. Anxiety--A Major Impediment to Spiritual Advancep. 75
13. Oh, Poor Me--Envy and Self-Pityp. 85
14. You Make Me So Mad! Anger As an Obstacle to Growthp. 93
15. Who Me? Lie?p. 103
16. Bitterness and Its Natural Curep. 113
17. A Closing Thought--What's in It for Me?p. 119
Appendix Behaviorism--Take What You Want and Leave the Restp. 123