Falling Upward by Richard Rohr
A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life

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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. An internationally known speaker to many thousands of people a year, Richard’s travels have recently taken him to Europe and Australia/New Zealand. Teaching on such themes as adult Christian spirituality, men’s spirituality, and politics and spirituality, Richard has partnered with such esteemed teachers as Thomas Keating (author of books on centering prayer), Diana Butler Bass (author of Christianity for the Rest of Us), Ronald Rolheiser (author of the best-selling The Holy Longing), Joan Chittister (author of The Gift of Years), Phyllis Tickle (author of The Great Emergence), and Jim Wallis, founder of Sojourners and authors of bestsellers such as God’s Politics.
Published December 12, 2011 by Jossey-Bass. 245 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Self Help, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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The spiritual life has two halves, the second half follows a narrow path to maturity.

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In his new book, Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life , Richard Rohr catches the wave of interest in spirituality in the second half of life by offering a template for the progression of life stages, using Jungian insights, illustrating the arc of the journey, referencing The...

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(This is not always a chronological matter – I've met 11 year-old children in cancer wards who are in the second half of life, and I have met 68 year-old men like me who are still in the first half of life.)

Why is the “further journey” of the second half of life especially ...

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