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Discover Your Spiritual Type

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From Urban T. Holmes's spiritual typology and her own experience as a spiritual director and pastoral counselor, Ware provides a framework for people to name and understand their spiritual experience-in much the same way the Myers-Briggs typology provides a framework for understanding personality types. Readers explore four spiritual types--head, heart, mystic, and Kingdom ...more
Paperback, 156 pages
Published January 1st 1995 by Alban Institute
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Some people find peace and renewal with a familiar ritual while others discover spiritual fulfillment by venturing into new and sometimes unfamiliar experiences. While we all have our preferences, when we seek to nurture a spiritual life, it benefits us to acknowledge, accept, and respect that there are many ways to connect with God. Different strokes for different folks, so the saying goes. This diversity is true for our spiritual lives as well. Conflict arises when everyone believes he/she has ...more
George Donigian
I'd like to see a re-read shelf. Currently reading Ware's book again. I think she offers an accessible way to think about types of spirituality and spiritual formation for individuals and for congregations.

This book is a great way to discover our Spiritual Types and, also, to help our congregation understand the congregational type of spirituality.

I would recommend this to pastors for small group use.
Hope to use this for a Sunday school adult class sometime this fall. Changed my understanding of my own spirituality quite dramatically when I first encountered this in a workshop six years ago.
Hansen Wendlandt
I love the idea. The typology even seems useful. The book, however, is just stunningly weak, shallow and repetitive…
Nancy Graham
Great tool. An easy read and highly applicable -- showcasing that we are NOT all the same in how we approach faith.
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