Joseph Munitiz

Ignatian Spirituality: A Selection of Continental Studies in Translation
Way Books has published Ignatian Spirituality: A Selection of Continental Studies in Translation, edited and translated by Joseph A. Munitiz, SJ. This book makes available in English a group of essays by important writers from continental Europe on spirituality in the Ignatian tradition. Most of the essays in this collection first appeared in The Way, a journal founded just before Vatican II in response to a growing interest in spirituality - and Ignatian spirituality in particular. ...
The more we use a prayer formula, the less we attend to the words used: what counts is the thought or intention or just the feeling that happens to go with the formula. However, from time to time it pays to reflect ("meditate" St Teresa would say) on the actual words being used. And the "Hail Mary" can serve as an example. One can try to reformulate the familiar words in terms that echo the way we speak today. Different people will search for different expressions. But here is one person's...