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Publication Date: 19 May 2016
Publisher: SPCK Publishing
Page Count: 248
Author: Richard Rohr
ISBN-13: 9780281075164, 9780281075171

Things Hidden

Scripture As Spirituality
By Richard Rohr
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Summary
‘Only when the two come together, inner and outer authority, do we have true spiritual wisdom. We have for too long insisted on outer authority alone, without any teaching of prayer, inner journey and maturing consciousness. The results for the world and for religion have been disastrous . . . I offer these reflections to again unite what should never have been separated: sacred Scripture and Christian spirituality.’ From The Introduction

In this exploration of central themes of Scripture, Richard Rohr transforms the written word, discovering in these ancient texts a new and vital meaning, relevant and essential for modern Christians. He uncovers what the Bible says about morality, power, wisdom and the generosity of God in a manner that demands a life-changing response from believers. Rohr offers his readers a Christian vision of abundance, grace and joy to counteract a world filled with scarcity, judgement and fear—a vision that can revolutionize how we relate to ourselves, others and the world.
About the Author
FR RICHARD ROHR is a Franciscan priest of the New Mexico Province. He founded the Center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1986, where he presently serves as Founding Director. An internationally known speaker, he teaches on such themes as adult Christian spirituality, men’s spirituality, and politics and spirituality, and has published many books, including Falling Upward and Immortal Diamond (SPCK, 2012 and 2013 respectively).
Press Reviews

Things Hidden is an invitation of Gospel proportion to move on into the life God intends, a life of joy and obedience.

- Walter Bruggemann, Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary

Life-giving and challenging.

- Preach magazine