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A Friendship Like No Other: Experiencing God's Amazing Embrace

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Live in the love of a God who desires a relationship with you.
Throughout A Friendship Like No Other, renowned spiritual director William A. Barry, SJ, explores the premise that God wants to relate to us as a close friend. Barry has contemplated this idea—radical for many Christians—throughout his lifetime, and he explains that it actually traces back to the “developing re
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published March 1st 2008 by Loyola Press
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Linda
Terrific book about how to engage in a friendship and relationship with God. Perfect Advent reading.
Linda
It was good but I started to question the following of one person by another.
The way of life of obedience particularly bothered me- that it would be a way
to God by following someone else's direction simply because you are a follower
of that person's way instead of following the Way of the One Himself the way
that resonates with your own relationship with God.
Ana
I only have one word for this book, CUTE!
I liked the writing style of the author, in spite of the fact that I found it to be very wordy every once in a while. Neverhteless you eventually loose yourself into its pages, as you comprehend that catholicism holds, at its best, a message of Love and forgiveness.
Glenna
When I first started this book I wasn't sure I was going to appreciate it, but as I read on it really spoke to me. I often feel like my relationship with Christ is like a fan of a movie star...I know all the facts, and I adore, but I don't have a sense of personal connection. This book helped me on that journey
margaret
God is deeply in love with each one of us, hungering for us to enter into a relationship. Passionate. Read with the Jesuit Retreat House Lay Leadership group. Great discussion!
Patti Clement
Excellent book about entering into a relationship with Jesus! I was inspired to develop a weekend retreat based on this book.
Karen


Wonderful, good for meditating on what he writes.
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Rev. Father William A. Barry, SJ, PhD.

Entered the Society of Jesues (the Jesuits) in 1953. Studied at Fordham University and Weston College. Ordained a priest in 1962. In 1968, he received a PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Michigan.
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