A Spirituality Named Compassion

. A work of marvelous construction." --Spirituality Today In A Spirituality Named Compassion, Matthew Fox, the popular and controversial author, establishes a spirituality for the future that promises personal, social, and global healing.

Author: Matthew Fox

Publisher: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co

ISBN: 0892818026

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

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Popular and controversial author, Matthew Fox, establishes a spirituality for the future that promises personal, social, and global healing. Using his own experiences with the pain and lifestyle changes that resulted from an accident, Fox has written an uplifting book on the issues of ecological justice, the suffering of the Earth, and the rights of her nonhuman citizens.
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A Spirituality Named Compassion

Fox unites mystical awareness with social justice to establish a spirituality of compassion as the framework for an ecofeminisim that promises personal, social, and global healing.

Author: Matthew Fox

Publisher: HarperOne

ISBN: 0062548719

Category: Religion

Page: 304

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Fox unites mystical awareness with social justice to establish a spirituality of compassion as the framework for an ecofeminisim that promises personal, social, and global healing.
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The Search for Compassion

Spirituality and Ministry Andrew Purves ... Relationship with Jesus and the
awareness that I was called through that relationship to participate in his
continuing ministry of ... Matthew Fox's A Spirituality Named Compassion and the
Healing of ...

Author: Andrew Purves

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

ISBN: 0664250653

Category: Religion

Page: 143

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The meaning of compassion is more than just sympathy, empathy, pity, and concern. Compassion has a theological meaning. In this book, Andrew Purves sees compassion as the center of pastoral care, holding theology, spirituality, and ministry together. He examines how a renewed compassion gives ministry shape and content which "grows out of the life of God, and God's care for the world."
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Compassion and Empathy in Educational Contexts

A spirituality named compassion. San Francisco: Bear and Co. Gilbert, P. (2011).
Historical spiritual and evolutionary approaches to suffering, compassion, caring
and the caring professions. In P. Gilbert (Ed.), Spirituality and mental health (pp.

Author: Georgina Barton

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783030189259

Category: Education

Page: 292

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This book explores the importance of compassion and empathy within educational contexts. While compassion and empathy are widely recognised as key to living a happy and healthy life, there is little written about how these qualities can be taught to children and young people, or how teachers can model these traits in their own practice. This book shares several models of compassion and empathy that can be implemented in schooling contexts, also examining how these qualities are presented in children’s picture books, films and games. The editors and contributors share personal insights and practical approaches to improve both awareness and use of compassionate and empathetic approaches to others. This book will be of interest and value to all those interested in promoting compassion and empathy within education.
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The Absent Body

Moreover, Levin addresses in depth the aesthetic, moral, and spiritual import of
the body — themes I will be discussing in ... On shared celebration as a form of
compassion, see Matthew Fox, A Spirituality Named Compassion and the
Healing ...

Author: Drew Leder

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 0226470008

Category: Philosophy

Page: 218

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The body plays a central role in shaping our experience of the world. Why, then, are we so frequently oblivious to our own bodies? We gaze at the world, but rarely see our own eyes. We may be unable to explain how we perform the simplest of acts. We are even less aware of our internal organs and the physiological processes that keep us alive. In this fascinating work, Drew Leder examines all the ways in which the body is absent—forgotten, alien, uncontrollable, obscured. In part 1, Leder explores a wide range of bodily functions with an eye to structures of concealment and alienation. He discusses not only perception and movement, skills and tools, but a variety of "bodies" that philosophers tend to overlook: the inner body with its anonymous rhythms; the sleeping body into which we nightly lapse; the prenatal body from which we first came to be. Leder thereby seeks to challenge "primacy of perception." In part 2, Leder shows how this phenomenology allows us to rethink traditional concepts of mind and body. Leder argues that Cartesian dualism exhibits an abiding power because it draws upon life-world experiences. Descartes' corpus is filled with disruptive bodies which can only be subdued by exercising "disembodied" reason. Leder explores the origins of this notion of reason as disembodied, focusing upon the hidden corporeality of language and thought. In a final chapter, Leder then proposes a new ethic of embodiment to carry us beyond Cartesianism. This original, important, and accessible work uses examples from the author's medical training throughout. It will interest all those concerned with phenomenology, the philosophy of mind, or the Cartesian tradition; those working in the health care professions; and all those fascinated by the human body.
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Enduring Issues in American Nursing

William Eckhardt, Compassion: Toward a Science of Value (Toronto: CPRI Press,
1973), 258. 55. Matthew Fox, A Spirituality Named Compassion (San Francisco,
Calif.; Harper, 1979). 56. Susan Reverby notes that character as skill became ...

Author: Patricia D’Antonio, RN, PhD, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826116329

Category: Medical

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Named an Outstanding Academic Title for 2001 by Choice! "Why turn to the past when attempting to build nursing's future?...To make good decisions in planning nursing's future in the context of our complex health care system, nurses must know the history of the actions being considered, the identities and points of view of the major players, and all the stakes that are at risk. These are the lessons of history." -- from the Introduction This book presents nursing history in the context of problems and issues that persist to this day. Issues such as professional autonomy, working conditions, relationships with other health professionals, appropriate knowledge for education and licensure, gender, class, and race are traced through the stories told in this volume. Each chapter provides a piece of the puzzle that is nursing. The editors, all noted nurse historians and educators, have carefully made selections from the best that has been published in the nursing and health care literature.
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Tension in the Tank

Compassion is not a moral commandment but a flow and overflow of the fullest
human and Divine energies.”7 5. Dalai Lama, “Define Compassion,” §4. 6.
Bhikkhu, The Noble Eightfold Path, 42. 7. Fox, A Spirituality Named Compassion,

Author: Barbara Lee

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 9781630871833

Category: Religion

Page: 224

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Tension in the Tank meets us where we are on a faith journey that includes doubt and pain. Here is a voice that speaks to the beauty and value of interfaith understanding and liberal social values while digging deep into the heart of Christian mysticism. If we are living a spirituality that matters, it will affect the way we treat ourselves and the way we treat each other. Tension in the Tank is about faith that is relevant, secure, and ever-evolving. It is a guidebook for building meaningful relationships with Spirit, self, and each other. Radically open to possibility and wonder, Tension in the Tank offers the opportunity and the challenge to live our faith in such a way that the walls between us come down and we become pursuers and enactors of universal justice.
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Spirituality and Family Therapy

What would it mean to you if you were able to bring these spiritual desires more
fully into your work? To those ... For example,a therapist who has named
compassion asa spiritual preference might beasked toconsider the following
questions: ...

Author: Martin John Erickson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317787723

Category: Psychology

Page: 378

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Let spirituality enhance the effectiveness of your marriage and family therapy practice! The field of marriage and family therapy is starting to acknowledge that spiritual and religious issues are a valuable part of the lives of both clients and therapists. Spirituality and Family Therapy provides you with important information about this growing trend, including guidelines for therapists who are unsure how to integrate spiritual issues into their practice and detailed case studies that reveal how and why faith is a vital part of many clients' lives. Along with these features, you'll also find two unique conversational-style chapters where various authors explore their own beliefs and discuss the role of religion in their lives and careers. Spirituality and Family Therapy will help you understand your own spirituality, and use it as an important resource in your relationships with clients. In Spirituality and Family Therapy you'll learn about: the links between faith, fathering, and family therapy clinical applications for Christian mediation making altars as a way to help your clients come to terms with loss the ways spirituality helps parents cope with the death of a child ways to integrate the spirituality of the therapist into your work the value of faith in services for Alzheimer's caregivers integration of religion, gender, and spirituality in clinical practice
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The Fine Arts of Relaxation Concentration and Meditation

A Spirituality Named Compassion. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1992. Fryba,
Mirko. The Art ofHappiness; Teachings ofBuddhistPsychology. Boston:
Shambhala, 1989. Classman, Bernie. Bearing Witness; A Zen Master's Lessons
in Maleing ...

Author: Joel Levey

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780861719693

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

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Joel and Michelle Levey have taught thousands of people around the globe to live in greater harmony and balance. Field-tested and refined over many years, the Leveys' unique approach to stress-mastery and personal development offers step-by-step guidance for developing personal strengths, enhancing the quality of life, and making a real contribution to the world. The Fine Arts of Relaxation, Concentration and Meditation offers a treasury of their most useful teachings: Waking up throughout the day--finding your meditation practice and sticking to it. Balancing breath, brain, and mind-mastering stress--enhancing performance in every arena of your life. Creative intelligence--the dynamic synergy of active and quiet mind skills. Mastery, mystery, and meditation--awakening to your true nature. Inspired Work--relaxation, concentration, and meditation on the job. A vital blend of profoundly practical skills, advice, instruction, and encouragement makes Fine Arts a complete course for awakening more fully to your highest potentials in each moment of your life.
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Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good

A Spirituality Named Compassion. Inner Traditions, 1999, pp. 88 (Eckhart) and
149. 9. Ronald Dworkin. Religion Without God. Harvard, 2013, Chapter One.
Quoted from excerpt in New York Review of Books, April 4, 2013, p. 68. 10.
Bucko and ...

Author: Heather Menzies

Publisher: New Society Publishers

ISBN: 9781550925586

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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Commoning was a way of life for most of our ancestors. In Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good, author Heather Menzies journeys to her roots in the Scottish Highlands, where her family lived in direct relation with the land since before recorded time. Beginning with an intimate account of unearthing the heritage of the commons and the real tragedy of its loss, Menzies offers a detailed description of the self-organizing, self-governing, and self-informing principles of this nearly forgotten way of life, including its spiritual practices and traditions. She then identifies pivotal commons practices that could be usefully revived today. A final "manifesto" section pulls these facets together into a unified vision for reclaiming the commons, drawing a number of current popular initiatives into the commoning frame, such as local food security, permaculture, and the Occupy Movement. An engaging memoir of personal and political discovery, Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good combines moving reflections on our common heritage with a contemporary call to action, individually and collectively; locally and globally. Readers will be inspired by the book's vision of reviving the commons ethos of empathy and mutual respect, and energized by her practical suggestions for connection people and place for the common good. Heather Menzies is an award-winning writer and scholar and member of the Order of Canada. She is the author of nine books, including Whose Brave New World? and No Time.
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We Are Theologians

A Spirituality Named Compassion. Minneapolis: Winston Press, 1979. Freire,
Paolo. Pedagogy of the Oppressed. New York: The Seabury Press, 1972.
Galdámez, Pablo. Faith of a People: The Story of a Christian Community in El
Salvador, ...

Author: Fredrica Harris Thompsett

Publisher: Church Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 9781596280168

Category: Religion

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A “thoughtful, clear, and stimulating” look at how lay people can fully participate in the life of the church (John Coburn). With its focus primarily on clergy, Christian churches have often been behind the times in pursuing the fullness of the biblical vision of all the People of God. In fact, all of us are natural theologians, people with theological commitment, preferences, and liberating insight about God, willing and able to think through questions of belief and relate the insights to our public and personal lives. In this clear and engaging celebration of the power and influence of the laity, Fredrica Harris Thompsett gives us the tools to think theologically by grounding us in the history, spirituality, and biblical foundations of Anglican belief, particularly that of the Episcopal Church. Her readings of the Bible reveal to us our distinct calling. She considers the insights of the Reformation to the importance of the laity and the contribution of lay people, particularly women, to the expansive mission of the nineteenth century in education and social work. And she explores the different aspects of Anglican identity, and lay movements of liberation in the global South—all toward encouraging each and every one of us to claim our own theological voice. In We Are Theologians, Thompsett “uses a wide-angle lens to give us a revitalized understanding of the church. She summons us all to the adventure of change” (Marianne H. Micks).
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Advances in Animal Welfare Science 1986 87

Linked with Nature Liberation philosophy is an emerging creation-centered
spirituality which emphasizes man's creative participation and role as a
responsible planetary steward (see Matthew Fox 1979 ... A Spirituality Named

Author: M.W. Fox

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789400933316

Category: Science

Page: 320

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This third volume of articles dealing with advances in animal welfare science and philosophy covers a wide variety of topics. Major areas of discussion include the ethics and use of animals in biomedical research, farm animal behavior and welfare, and wildlife conservation. Three articles dealing with aspects of equine behavior and welfare cover new ground for this companion species. An in-depth study of the destruction of Latin America's tropical rain forests links the need for conservation and wildlife protection with the devastating impact of the international beef (hamburger) industry, and also highlights serious welfare problems in the husbandry of cattle in the tropics. Papers from a recent symposium at Moorhead State University, Animals and Humans: Ethical Perspectives have been included in this volume. Many of these are "benchmark" papers presenting the most up-to-date and documented evidence in support of animal welfare and rights. Articles oppos ing these position papers are included since they were part of the symposium, and because they provide the reader with a deeper understanding of the arguments given in support of various forms of animal exploitation. While there is no intent to endorse these views by publishing them, it should be acknowledged that without an open and scholarly exchange of opposing of constructive exchange and conflict resolution will views, the possibility remain remote.
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Spiritual RX

To cultivate compassion , Salzberg explains , we must acknowledge the true
nature of suffering in the world ... In A Spirituality Named Compassion , priest and
mystic Matthew Fox approaches the subject from the perspective of the Creation

Author: Frederick Brussat

Publisher: Hyperion

ISBN: 0786864508

Category: Self-Help

Page: 352

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In their groundbreaking book Spiritual Literacy, Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat introduced an alphabet of spiritual practices needed to read the meaning of life and to see everyday experiences from a spiritual perspective.
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... acknowledgment (with the obligatory proviso that all errors remain my own):
The Gaia Temple section of the book was heavily influenced by the work of
Matthew Fox, especially Original Blessing and A Spirituality Named Compassion.

Author: Susan Palwick

Publisher: Tor Books

ISBN: 9781429959650

Category: Fiction

Page: 576

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The three basic human needs are food, water...and shelter. But in the late 21st century, compassion is a crime. You can get your memories wiped just for trying to help. Papa Preston Walford's world doesn't allow for coincidences. Accidents. Secrets in the backs of closets. Or the needs of his own daughter. Meredith Preston has reason to seek shelter. She needs protection from the monsters in her mind, in her history, in her family. And the great storms of a changing climate have made literal shelter imperative. When a cutting-edge, high-tech house, designed by a genius with a unique connection to Meredith, overcomes its programming to give shelter to a homeless man in a storm, from its closets emerge the revelations of a past too painful to remember. In the world of Susan Palwick's Shelter, perception is about to meet reality, and reality has mud all over it. The truth won't make you happy, but it may just make you whole. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
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Caring in Nursing Classics

The spirit of life. Chicago, IL: Loyola University Press. Dossey, L. (1982). Care
giving and natural systems theory. Topics in Clinical Nursing, 3(4), 21–27. Fox, M
. (1979). A spirituality named compassion. Minneapolis, MN: Winston Press.

Author: Marlaine C. Smith, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826171122

Category: Medical

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"This very interesting book provides a good overview of the evolution of the art and practice of nursing...Recommended."--Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries “This collected work by scholars Smith, Turkel, and Wolf stands as a classic indeed. It offers nursing and related fields a repository and living history of the evolution of nursing within a caring science paradigm over a 40-year span from foundational ideas and developments, to current work in education, research, and institutional/community practices of caring...[The work] sustains and advances knowledge of human caring to serve humanity.” From the Foreword by Jean Watson, PhD, RN, AHN- BC, FAAN Founder, Watson Caring Science Institute This is a core resource for nursing educators and students at all levels who seek fundamental perspectives on the art and science of caring. The text comprises 37 classic book chapters and journal articles written by leaders in the field and illuminate the evolution of the caring paradigm--from its beginnings as a philosophical/ethical/theoretical guide to nursing, to implications for the future development of caring science. Co-published with the Watson Caring Science Institute (WCSI), it will also be a primary resource for students attending WCSI programs and for in-service education programs, especially in hospitals with, or seeking, Magnet status. Each section features an introductory essay illuminating important concepts, followed by reflective questions appropriate for baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral levels. Also included are multiple-choice questions, a variety of case studies, a digital teacher and student resource with PowerPoints for key ideas, and more. The book is organized into nine sections providing an in-depth analysis of the evolution of caring scholarship; systematic reviews of the concept of caring; theoretical perspectives, including conceptual orientations, middle-range theories, and grand theories; seminal research studies; research designs and methods; practice models for the integration of caring within contemporary hospital-based practice environments; caring in communities and for the environment; leadership and administrative issues with a focus on caring and economics; and the future of caring science. Key Features: Presents the seminal literature on caring Co-published with the Watson Caring Science Institute Provides reflective/critical thinking questions tailored to academic levels For use in baccalaureate, graduate, doctoral, and in-service education, and as a core resource for WCSI programs Is accompanied by a digital teacher and student guide (please contact [email protected] to request this content)
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Breakthrough Meister Eckhart s Creation Spirituality in New Translation

... Matthew Fox , “ Otto Rank on the Artistic Journey as a Spiritual Joumey , the
Spiritual Journey as an Artistic Joumey , " Spirituality Today , March 1979 , pp . 73
- 83 ; Matthew Fox , A Spirituality Named Compassion ( Minneapolis , Minn .

Author: Meister Eckhart

Publisher: Doubleday Books

ISBN: UOM:39015000216476

Category: Mysticism

Page: 579

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To Love As You Are Loved

A Spirituality Named Compassion In his book by that title ( Harper & Row , 1990 )
, Matthew Fox , a Dominican scholar and educator , writes that recent translators
of Matthew 5 : 48 re - word the familiar , “ be perfect as your heavenly Father is ...

Author: Janet C. Irwin


ISBN: 0880281383

Category: Christian education of adults

Page: 104

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New Catholic World

which are born are to help build community between people where compassion
may flow , for as Matthew Fox has stated : 3 . ... Fox , Matthew , A Spirituality
Named Compassion and the Healing of the Global Village , Humpty Dumply and
Us ...



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Studies in Formative Spirituality

but compassion. ... It is this quality of service that must always be demanded of
spiritual leaders in the Church. ... Such a leader might serve as the spiritual
director *Cf. Matthew Fox, A Spirituality Named Compassion and the Healing of
the ...



ISBN: UCAL:B3929290

Category: Spiritual life


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Existential Phenomenological Perspectives in Psychology

Here the individual has become truly religious. Prayer, service, and spiritual
pursuits are highly motivating and are now preferred to the desires of the body
and the ego. ... A spirituality named compassion. Minneapolis: Winston Press.
Fox, M.

Author: Ronald S. Valle

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781461569893

Category: Psychology

Page: 355

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When I began to study psychology a half century ago, it was defined as "the study of behavior and experience." By the time I completed my doctorate, shortly after the end of World War II, the last two words were fading rapidly. In one of my first graduate classes, a course in statistics, the professor announced on the first day, "Whatever exists, exists in some number." We dutifully wrote that into our notes and did not pause to recognize that thereby all that makes life meaningful was being consigned to oblivion. This bland restructuring-perhaps more accurately, destruction-of the world was typical of its time, 1940. The influence of a narrow scientistic attitude was already spreading throughout the learned disciplines. In the next two decades it would invade and tyrannize the "social sciences," education, and even philosophy. To be sure, quantification is a powerful tool, selectively employed, but too often it has been made into an executioner's axe to deny actuality to all that does not yield to its procrustean demands.
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