The Restless Heart

The Restless Heart

Finding Our Spiritual Home

Book - 2004
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A thoughtful exploration of loneliness, in the tradition of Henri Nouwen's classic Reaching Out . Loneliness may be more pervasive now than at any other time in human history. Cell phones and "instant messaging" not withstanding, our longing for meaningful connections seems to increase in direct proportion to our accessibility.

In The Restless Heart , Ronald Rolheiser identifies different types of loneliness and discusses the dangers and opportunities they represent in our lives. Using contemporary parables from literature, film, and his own life, he shows that loneliness can be a tremendously creative and even valuable force when it is recognized, accepted and used as a dynamic catalyst. With his trademark clarity of vision, honesty, and intelligence, Rolheiser offers a distinctively Christian approach to living an examined, involved life and presents suggestions that will free readers to discover greater meaning and fulfillment in their own lives.

Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2004]
Edition: First Doubleday edition.
Copyright Date: ©2004
ISBN: 9780385511148
0385511140
Branch Call Number: 248 R646R
Characteristics: xi, 193 pages ; 22 cm

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renewedinottawa
Sep 18, 2011

Unfortunately, the copy I got (Manotick) has been marked throughout by an un-scrupulous or ignorant reader.

Suggest you get one of the other two copies if you do not wish to be disturbed or distracted by someone`s else`s insistance on each page!

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