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The Resource Finding true happiness : satisfying our restless hearts, Robert J. Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D

Finding true happiness : satisfying our restless hearts, Robert J. Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D

Label
Finding true happiness : satisfying our restless hearts
Title
Finding true happiness
Title remainder
satisfying our restless hearts
Statement of responsibility
Robert J. Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1952-
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Spitzer, Robert J.
Dewey number
248.4
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Happiness, suffering and transcendence
Series volume
v. 1
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  • Happiness
  • Suffering
  • Desire for God
Target audience
adult
Label
Finding true happiness : satisfying our restless hearts, Robert J. Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 34
  • II
  • Our Image of God
  • 189
  • III
  • Making Common Prayers Contemplative
  • 191
  • IV
  • Ignatian Contemplation
  • 200
  • V
  • III
  • Silence, Joy, and Action
  • 205
  • Chapter 8
  • Divine Inspiration and Guidance Introduction
  • 211
  • I
  • Inspiration of the Holy Spirit
  • 211
  • II
  • Discernment of Spirits
  • Second Kind of Desire: Ego-Comparative
  • 214
  • III
  • Guidance of the Holy Spirit
  • 222
  • Conclusion
  • 235
  • Chapter 9
  • Interior Transformation Introduction
  • 237
  • I
  • 35
  • Step One: The Prayer of Gratitude
  • 239
  • II
  • Step Two: Imitating the Heart of Jesus by Seeking a Heart of the Beatitudes
  • 245
  • III
  • Praying the Examen Prayer
  • 259
  • Chapter 10
  • Transcendent Happiness Introduction
  • IV
  • 264
  • I
  • Overcoming Cosmic Emptiness, Alienation, Loneliness, and Guilt
  • 264
  • II
  • A Life of Unconditional and Eternal Significance
  • 265
  • III
  • Joy of Church Community
  • 266
  • Third Kind of Desire: Contributive-Empathetic
  • IV
  • Help of the Holy Spirit
  • 271
  • V
  • Joy of Contemplation
  • 272
  • VI
  • Redemption of Suffering
  • 274
  • VII
  • 37
  • Noble Cause in the Cosmic Struggle between Good and Evil
  • 275
  • VIII
  • Assurance of Eternal Life with God
  • 277
  • Conclusion
  • 281
  • Conclusion
  • 46
  • Chapter 2
  • Chapter 1
  • Are We Really Transcendent? Introduction
  • 47
  • I
  • Is Science Really against the Transcendent?
  • 47
  • II
  • Evidence of the Transcendent Within Ourselves
  • 58
  • III
  • Transcendence and Happiness
  • Choosing Happiness Introduction
  • 64
  • Chapter 3
  • Comparison Game Introduction
  • 67
  • I
  • Four Levels of Happiness
  • 67
  • II
  • Comparison Game
  • 71
  • 29
  • III
  • Existential Emptiness
  • 81
  • Chapter 4
  • Escaping Your Personal Hell Introduction
  • 86
  • I
  • A Three-Step Process for Transforming Our Fundamental Attitudes
  • 87
  • II
  • I
  • First Fundamental Attitude: What Kind of Purpose in Life Am I Looking For?
  • 94
  • III
  • Second Fundamental Attitude: What Am I Looking for in Others?
  • 97
  • IV
  • Third Fundamental Attitude: What Am I Looking for in Myself?
  • 101
  • V
  • What Kind of Freedom Am I Seeking?
  • A General Definition of Happiness
  • 103
  • VI
  • Benefits of Moving from Dominant Level One-Two to Dominant Level Three-Four
  • 109
  • VII
  • Level Three-Four Comparison Game no
  • Chapter 5
  • Call of the Transcendent Introduction
  • 114
  • I
  • 31
  • Is Level Three Enough?
  • 115
  • II
  • Exterior Call of the Transcendent
  • 125
  • Conclusion
  • 142
  • Chapter 6
  • A Dynamic Encounter with God Introduction
  • 144
  • II
  • I
  • A Little Leap of Faith
  • 145
  • II
  • Self-Revelation of God-Jesus Christ
  • 149
  • III
  • Church Community and Our Spiritual Nature
  • 153
  • IV
  • First Kind of Desire: External-Pleasure-Material
  • Church as Dynamic Encounter with God
  • 156
  • Conclusion
  • 186
  • Chapter 7
  • Contemplation in Action Introduction
  • 188
  • I
  • Simple Contemplation
  • 188
Control code
ocn898925547
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9781586179564
Lccn
2014949938
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
248.4 SP49 ; XX-N ; [Z15BP001, #17, 2@19.95, LAP/css]
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 898925547
  • (OCoLC)898925547
Label
Finding true happiness : satisfying our restless hearts, Robert J. Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 34
  • II
  • Our Image of God
  • 189
  • III
  • Making Common Prayers Contemplative
  • 191
  • IV
  • Ignatian Contemplation
  • 200
  • V
  • III
  • Silence, Joy, and Action
  • 205
  • Chapter 8
  • Divine Inspiration and Guidance Introduction
  • 211
  • I
  • Inspiration of the Holy Spirit
  • 211
  • II
  • Discernment of Spirits
  • Second Kind of Desire: Ego-Comparative
  • 214
  • III
  • Guidance of the Holy Spirit
  • 222
  • Conclusion
  • 235
  • Chapter 9
  • Interior Transformation Introduction
  • 237
  • I
  • 35
  • Step One: The Prayer of Gratitude
  • 239
  • II
  • Step Two: Imitating the Heart of Jesus by Seeking a Heart of the Beatitudes
  • 245
  • III
  • Praying the Examen Prayer
  • 259
  • Chapter 10
  • Transcendent Happiness Introduction
  • IV
  • 264
  • I
  • Overcoming Cosmic Emptiness, Alienation, Loneliness, and Guilt
  • 264
  • II
  • A Life of Unconditional and Eternal Significance
  • 265
  • III
  • Joy of Church Community
  • 266
  • Third Kind of Desire: Contributive-Empathetic
  • IV
  • Help of the Holy Spirit
  • 271
  • V
  • Joy of Contemplation
  • 272
  • VI
  • Redemption of Suffering
  • 274
  • VII
  • 37
  • Noble Cause in the Cosmic Struggle between Good and Evil
  • 275
  • VIII
  • Assurance of Eternal Life with God
  • 277
  • Conclusion
  • 281
  • Conclusion
  • 46
  • Chapter 2
  • Chapter 1
  • Are We Really Transcendent? Introduction
  • 47
  • I
  • Is Science Really against the Transcendent?
  • 47
  • II
  • Evidence of the Transcendent Within Ourselves
  • 58
  • III
  • Transcendence and Happiness
  • Choosing Happiness Introduction
  • 64
  • Chapter 3
  • Comparison Game Introduction
  • 67
  • I
  • Four Levels of Happiness
  • 67
  • II
  • Comparison Game
  • 71
  • 29
  • III
  • Existential Emptiness
  • 81
  • Chapter 4
  • Escaping Your Personal Hell Introduction
  • 86
  • I
  • A Three-Step Process for Transforming Our Fundamental Attitudes
  • 87
  • II
  • I
  • First Fundamental Attitude: What Kind of Purpose in Life Am I Looking For?
  • 94
  • III
  • Second Fundamental Attitude: What Am I Looking for in Others?
  • 97
  • IV
  • Third Fundamental Attitude: What Am I Looking for in Myself?
  • 101
  • V
  • What Kind of Freedom Am I Seeking?
  • A General Definition of Happiness
  • 103
  • VI
  • Benefits of Moving from Dominant Level One-Two to Dominant Level Three-Four
  • 109
  • VII
  • Level Three-Four Comparison Game no
  • Chapter 5
  • Call of the Transcendent Introduction
  • 114
  • I
  • 31
  • Is Level Three Enough?
  • 115
  • II
  • Exterior Call of the Transcendent
  • 125
  • Conclusion
  • 142
  • Chapter 6
  • A Dynamic Encounter with God Introduction
  • 144
  • II
  • I
  • A Little Leap of Faith
  • 145
  • II
  • Self-Revelation of God-Jesus Christ
  • 149
  • III
  • Church Community and Our Spiritual Nature
  • 153
  • IV
  • First Kind of Desire: External-Pleasure-Material
  • Church as Dynamic Encounter with God
  • 156
  • Conclusion
  • 186
  • Chapter 7
  • Contemplation in Action Introduction
  • 188
  • I
  • Simple Contemplation
  • 188
Control code
ocn898925547
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9781586179564
Lccn
2014949938
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
248.4 SP49 ; XX-N ; [Z15BP001, #17, 2@19.95, LAP/css]
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 898925547
  • (OCoLC)898925547

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