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The Resource Divine Therapy and Addiction : Centering Prayer and the Twelve Steps

Divine Therapy and Addiction : Centering Prayer and the Twelve Steps

Label
Divine Therapy and Addiction : Centering Prayer and the Twelve Steps
Title
Divine Therapy and Addiction
Title remainder
Centering Prayer and the Twelve Steps
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this major new work, Father Thomas Keating reflects on the wisdom and legacy of the Alcoholics Anonymous Twelve-Step Method and its connections to, and similarities with, the Christian mystical traditions of centering prayer and Lectio Divina. In conversation with a long-time member of AA meetings, Father Thomas talks insightfully about surrendering to one's Higher Power and the journey that must be undertaken for the healing of the soul to begin
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Keating, Thomas
Dewey number
616.8606
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV5278.A78 .K836 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Twelve-step programs
  • Contemplation
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • Contemplation
  • Twelve-step programs
Label
Divine Therapy and Addiction : Centering Prayer and the Twelve Steps
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transforming calamities
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; BIOGRAPHIES; AUTHOR'S NOTE; PART I: Interviews with Father Thomas Keating, OCSO, on the Twelve Steps, 2000-2008; STEP ONE: We admitted that we were powerless over alcohol, that our lives had become unmanageable.; RELATING BILL W. AND THOMAS KEATING; POWERLESSNESS AND THE HUMAN CONDITION; "UTTER DEFEAT"; THE NON-ALCHOHOLIC; STEP TWO: Came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.; THE CONCEPT OF GOD; EXPLORING THE HUMAN CONDITION; THE "BEWILDERED ONES"; GOD OF THE INTELLECT; "PLUMB DISGUSTED WITH RELIGION."
  • THE "DEVOUT"SISTER IGNATIA; STEP THREE: Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him.; THE INTRODUCTION (TO GOD); DEPTH OF OUR DECISION; A PUNISHING GOD; A LOVING GOD; STEP FOUR: Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.; THE OPENING PRAYER; PRIDE; THE "CROSS EXAMINATION"; SELF LOATHING; SPONSOR NOURISHMENT; OTHER METHODS; STEP FIVE: Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.; GETTING TO THE ROOTS; EXTERNALIZING; HUMILITY
  • STEP SIX: Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character. DEVELOPMENT OF FALSE SELF; HEALING THROUGH MEDITATION; THE THIRD CONSEQUENCE; THE NEED FOR GOD'S HELP; THE SPONSOR AND OUR TRANSFORMATION; THE INNER RESURRECTION; FEAR; COMMENTARIES; HUMILITY REVISITED; DEPRESSED FEELINGS; STEP SEVEN: Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings.; MEDITATION AND HEALING; DEPRESSION, PSYCHOTHERAPY, AND DIVINE THERAPY; BILL W.'S DEPRESSION AND THE HEALING OF THE UNCONSCIOUS; A UNIVERSAL PROBLEM
  • STEP EIGHT: Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all. SPIRITUAL HARM; FORGIVENESS; HONESTY AND FEAR OF STEP NINE; SECRET INFLUENCES; STEP NINE: Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.; SPIRITUAL ADVISORS; BITTER RESPONSES; PREPARING SPIRITUALLY; THE DECEASED; STEP TEN: Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong, promptly admitted it.; A REGULAR HABIT; USING ASPIRATIONS; TYPES OF INVENTORY; HABITS AND INSPIRATIONS; ANGER; FEAR REVISITED; PRIMITIVE EMOTIONS
  • STEP ELEVEN: Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out. PRAYER VS. MEDITATION; THE PURPOSE OF STEP ELEVEN; AN ECUMENICAL PRACTICE; NO CHANGE; DISCIPLINE; THE NON-RELIGIOUS; CLOSING PRAYER; STEP TWELVE: Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to alcoholics and to practice these principles in all our affairs.; WORKING WITH EXCERPTS; EMOTIONAL SOBRIETY; A SPIRITUAL AWAKENING; THE JOY OF LIVING
Control code
779140573
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (227 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781590561553
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)779140573
Label
Divine Therapy and Addiction : Centering Prayer and the Twelve Steps
Publication
Note
Transforming calamities
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; BIOGRAPHIES; AUTHOR'S NOTE; PART I: Interviews with Father Thomas Keating, OCSO, on the Twelve Steps, 2000-2008; STEP ONE: We admitted that we were powerless over alcohol, that our lives had become unmanageable.; RELATING BILL W. AND THOMAS KEATING; POWERLESSNESS AND THE HUMAN CONDITION; "UTTER DEFEAT"; THE NON-ALCHOHOLIC; STEP TWO: Came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.; THE CONCEPT OF GOD; EXPLORING THE HUMAN CONDITION; THE "BEWILDERED ONES"; GOD OF THE INTELLECT; "PLUMB DISGUSTED WITH RELIGION."
  • THE "DEVOUT"SISTER IGNATIA; STEP THREE: Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him.; THE INTRODUCTION (TO GOD); DEPTH OF OUR DECISION; A PUNISHING GOD; A LOVING GOD; STEP FOUR: Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.; THE OPENING PRAYER; PRIDE; THE "CROSS EXAMINATION"; SELF LOATHING; SPONSOR NOURISHMENT; OTHER METHODS; STEP FIVE: Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.; GETTING TO THE ROOTS; EXTERNALIZING; HUMILITY
  • STEP SIX: Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character. DEVELOPMENT OF FALSE SELF; HEALING THROUGH MEDITATION; THE THIRD CONSEQUENCE; THE NEED FOR GOD'S HELP; THE SPONSOR AND OUR TRANSFORMATION; THE INNER RESURRECTION; FEAR; COMMENTARIES; HUMILITY REVISITED; DEPRESSED FEELINGS; STEP SEVEN: Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings.; MEDITATION AND HEALING; DEPRESSION, PSYCHOTHERAPY, AND DIVINE THERAPY; BILL W.'S DEPRESSION AND THE HEALING OF THE UNCONSCIOUS; A UNIVERSAL PROBLEM
  • STEP EIGHT: Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all. SPIRITUAL HARM; FORGIVENESS; HONESTY AND FEAR OF STEP NINE; SECRET INFLUENCES; STEP NINE: Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.; SPIRITUAL ADVISORS; BITTER RESPONSES; PREPARING SPIRITUALLY; THE DECEASED; STEP TEN: Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong, promptly admitted it.; A REGULAR HABIT; USING ASPIRATIONS; TYPES OF INVENTORY; HABITS AND INSPIRATIONS; ANGER; FEAR REVISITED; PRIMITIVE EMOTIONS
  • STEP ELEVEN: Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out. PRAYER VS. MEDITATION; THE PURPOSE OF STEP ELEVEN; AN ECUMENICAL PRACTICE; NO CHANGE; DISCIPLINE; THE NON-RELIGIOUS; CLOSING PRAYER; STEP TWELVE: Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to alcoholics and to practice these principles in all our affairs.; WORKING WITH EXCERPTS; EMOTIONAL SOBRIETY; A SPIRITUAL AWAKENING; THE JOY OF LIVING
Control code
779140573
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (227 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781590561553
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)779140573

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