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    Description"Drawing on resources as diverse as Sufism, Benedictine Monasticism, the Gurdjieff Work, and the string theory of modern physics, Cynthia Bourgeault has crafted her own unique vision of the Wisdom way in this very accessible book, nicely balanced between concept and practice." - Gerald May, senior fellow, Shalem Institute, and author, Addiction and Grace and Will and Spirit "The spiritual wisdom and practical suggestions in this lively and beautiful book will be helpful to many who find themselves setting out on the interior journey." - Bruno Barnhart, a Camaldolese monk and author, Second Simplicity: The Inner Shape of Christianity "Cynthia Bourgeault's book is a valuable contribution to the much-needed reawakening of spiritual practice within a Christian context. Her sincerity, good sense, metaphysical depth, and broad experience make her a source to be trusted." - Kabir Helminski, Sufi Shaikh, the Threshold Society


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    Title
    The Wisdom Way of Knowing
    Subtitle
    Reclaiming an Ancient Tradition to Awaken the Heart
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Cynthia Bourgeault
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 180 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780787968960
    ISBN 10: 078796896X
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.1
    BIC E4L: REL
    BISAC V2.8: REL012000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    BIC subject category V2: HRLK
    Abridged Dewey: 248
    BIC subject category V2: HRCS
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 291.4
    DC22: 248
    Ingram Subject Code: RP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15420
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    LC subject heading:
    ECPA Christian Book Category: CLVSPLGEN
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: REL062000
    LC classification: BV4509.5 \, BV4509.5 .B68 2003
    Thema V1.0: QRMP, QRVK
    Publisher
    John Wiley & Sons Inc
    Imprint name
    Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
    Publication date
    30 October 2003
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Cynthia Bourgeault is an Episcopal priest, writer, and retreat leader. She is presently director of the Contemplative Society in Victoria, British Columbia.
    Review quote
    "a bold and visionary work." (Spirituality & Health, May/June, 2004)
    Back cover copy
    Understand Life's Meaning Through the Wisdom Tradition"Drawing on resources as diverse as Sufism, Benedictine Monasticism, the Gurdjieff Work, and the string theory of modern physics, Cynthia Bourgeault has crafted her own unique vision of the Wisdom way in this very accessible book, nicely balanced between concept and practice." -Gerald May, senior fellow, Shalem Institute, and author, Addiction and Grace and Will and Spirit"This lively and beautiful book will be helpful to many who find themselves setting out on the interior journey." -Bruno Barnhart, a Camaldolese monk and author, Second Simplicity: The Inner Shape of Christianity"Cynthia Bourgeault's book is a valuable contribution to the much-needed reawakening of spiritual practice within a Christian context. She is a source to be trusted." -Kabir Helminski, Sufi Shaikh, the Threshold Society"This book is a precious gem, a short and brilliant synthesis of the world's great wisdom traditions. Clear, concise, inspiring and poetic." -Joan Borysenko, author, Inner Peace for Busy People"With consummate skill and dazzling clarity, Cynthia Bourgeault rescues the ancient knowledge of wisdom practices found in all the great traditions and teaches us how to become true instruments of God's glory." -Toinette Lippe, author, Nothing Left Over: A Plain and Simple Life
    Table of contents
    Foreword (Thomas Moore).Acknowledgments.Introduction.I. The Wisdom Way of Knowing.II. How the Christian West Lost Its Wisdom.III. Three-Centered Knowing.IV. Wisdom and Human Purpose.V. Transformation: The Human Alchemy.VI. Freedom and Surrender: The Anthropology of Wisdom.VII. Seeing with the Eye of the Heart.VIII. The Tools of Wisdom.Epilogue: How Aspen Found Its Voice.Notes.Practical Resources for Awakening the Heart.A Selected Reading List.The Author. Index.