The Invitation to a Further Journey vii Introduction xiii 1 The Two Halves of Life 1 2 The Hero and Heroine's Journey 17 3 The First Half of Life 25 4 The Tragic Sense of Life 53 5 Stumbling over the Stumbling Stone 65 6 Necessary Suffering 73 7 Home and Homesickness 87 8 Amnesia and the Big Picture 97 9 A Second Simplicity 105 10 A Bright Sadness 117 11 The Shadowlands 127 12 New Problems and New Directions 137 13 Falling Upward 153 Coda 161 Notes 169 Bibliography 177 The Author 183 Index 185
Fr. Richard Rohr is a Franciscan priest of the New Mexico Province. He founded the Center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in 1986, where he presently serves as Founding Director. Fr. Rohr is the author of more than twenty books, an internationally known speaker, and a regular contributing writer for Sojourners and Tikkun magazines, and the CAC's quarterly journal, Radical Grace.
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