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The issue of The Way for July 2019 is now availableWORKING ALONGSIDE GODContentsGem Yecla, Co-Creation Spirituality: Participating in God’s Ongoing Work of Creation through Spiritual Direction and the Spiritual ExercisesAll human beings are called to work alongside God in the world. One way of understanding this call is to think of ourselves as co-creators with the supremely creative God. Here Gem Yecla explores the implications of this mode of understanding, with particular reference to the...
The issue of The Way for April 2019 is now availableTHE WORLD IS OUR HOUSEContentsOscar Momanyi - Finding God in South Sudan and the United States of AmericaGerónimo Nadal, an early member of the Society of Jesus, said of the Jesuits 'the world is our house'. Still today, many Jesuits travel between cultures, looking to Ignatian spirituality for tools to help them adjust and adapt. Oscar Momanyi compares insights gleaned from his experience of two very different cultures, those of South Sudan...
A new issue of The Way is now available.IGNATIAN SPIRITUALITY FOR A WORLD IN FLUXContentsAusten Ivereigh - To Discern and Reform The ‘Francis Option’ for Evangelizing A World In FluxIn the years since Pope Francis was elected in 2013, Austen Ivereigh has become one of the foremost expositors of his thought writing in English. Here he presents his conviction that the Pope’s outlook ‘offers a captivating recovery of the radically pastoral direction set by the Second Vatican Council’Download this...
Antony Gornley, Another Place
A new issue of The Way is now available.FINDING A BALANCEContentsPaul L. Younger - “Way Beyond all Science”: A Scientist’s Perspective on Knowing GodIn recent decades the claim that science and religious faith are incompatible has been made more widely. Indeed in parts of the Western world, at least, it has become a common assumption. Paul Younger is a research scientist who has published more than 400 scientific papers. Here he argues that, properly understood, theology and science have much...
The Way: Glimpses of God
A new issue of The Way is now available.GLIMPSES OF GODContentsTom Shufflebotham - The Prayer of Faith Seeks Understanding: Simple Prayer and the Ignatian ExercisesGrowth in prayer can seem to involve increasingly complicated techniques to be learnt, remembered and mastered; lectio divina, imaginative contemplation, and a host of others. Here Tom Shufflebotham draws on tradition to show a simpler method, the prayer of faith, which he believes is nevertheless not foreign to the Spiritual...
The Reformation: A gift from God?
A new edition of The Way is now available.A Review of Christian SpiritualityContentsBeth Dickson - All Unawares: Evangelical Spirituality as a preparation for the Ignatian encounterComing from an evangelical background, it was the idea of consolation that first struck Beth Dickson when she encountered Ignatian spirituality. Later on she discovered that her own evangelical spirituality had prepared her well to appreciate other Ignatian concepts and insights. She offers here an account of...
Summer edition of The Way spirituality journal
The summer edition of The Way is now available.LEARNING LIFE’S LESSONSContentsPaul L. Younger - Lost For Words: An Ignatian Encounter with Divine Love in Aggressive Brain CancerDuring a holiday in France in 2016, Paul Younger fell ill and was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumour. Inevitably, his life has been radically changed by this, and his subsequent treatment. As a man schooled in the Spiritual Exercises, he found himself drawing deeply on the resources of Ignatian  ...
Connecting faith with the life of our timesIn the words of one of Thinking Faith’s readers, who recently wrote to express her appreciation of the Jesuits in Britain’s online journal: ‘The writers are able to connect the Church’s faith with the life of our times.’This is exactly what Thinking Faith seeks to do. One of the pillars of the spirituality of Ignatius of Loyola is to ‘find God in all things’, and we take ‘all things’ to mean just...
The latest issue of ‘The Way’ (April 2016) has recently been released. The theme is: Elected Silence.'The Way' is an international journal of contemporary Christian spirituality, published by the British Jesuits. Through writing informed by critical and creative scholarship, it aims to provide a forum in which thoughtful Christians, from different walks of life and different traditions, reflect on God’s continuing action in human experience.This issue includes:Kevin...
In this latest issue of The Way you will find:Jane Kopas, on St Francis and Social Justice.Robert R. Marsh, on gifts and giving in the Contemplatio.Hung Trung Pham, on immigrant spirituality.Robert E. Doud, on the poetry of Thomas Traherne.George B. Wilson, on spirituality and organizational policy.Johannes Hoff, on contemplation and the nature of being.Meredith Secomb, on vocation in the work of Hans Urs von Balthasar.Carolyn Chau, on two ecumenical communities and their work for peace.To see...

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