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The Good Life: Where Morality and Spirituality Converge

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A simple, direct introduction to the Christian moral life based on the conviction that morality and spirituality converge when we explore the sort of persons we ought to become and the sort of lives we ought to lead by virtue of our commitment to God.
Paperback, 132 pages
Published May 1st 1999 by Paulist Press (first published March 1999)
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Kevin
Mar 21, 2017 rated it it was ok
“The freedom of wanting to do what we do is the freedom that enables us to take our life into our own hands and to stand with our decisions. Such freedom is not the prerogative of only great people in history, it is also for us” (89).

"Another American who had to struggle with this teaching of Jesus about loving your enemies is Terry Anderson, one of the Americans held hostage in Iran for six and a half years. If there is anyone who has been challenged to love his enemies, he certainly was. He sa
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Patti Clement
Aug 16, 2012 rated it it was amazing
One of my required textbooks for my Moral Theology course. I loved it! Author did a great job demonstrating how leading a moral life is really about living out of the abundance of being loved by God unconditionally resulting in actions that make life richer for everyone. Love, love, love the connection between morality and spirituality!
Ray A.
Mar 16, 2012 rated it it was ok
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Chapters 6 and 7 redeem the book. "Conversion reorients our way of seeing, thinking, feeling, judging, and acting," says Gula. This is what AA suggests about a spiritual awakening, and what Practice These Principles makes explicit and develops into a concrete and comprehensive account of how we can change and grow spiritually, morally, and emotionally.
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