Living Out the Questions: A Jesuit Confession

Living Out the Questions: A Jesuit Confession

by Vernon Ruland S.J.


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A teacher, therapist, and writer, Vernon Ruland here weaves the strands of his remarkable life into a fascinating selfportrait. From the blue-collar parishes of his native Erie, Pennsylvania, to ministries around the world, Ruland traces a life of vocation, service, and discovery. An activist against the Vietnam War, counselor to troubled people in hospitals, prisons, and schools, and distinguished scholar of world religions, psychology, ethics, and philosophy, Ruland takes stock of all these accomplishments. He also reflects movingly on the deep values—as a human being first, then as Christian, Catholic, Jesuit, and priest—that give meaning and mission to his life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780966405941
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Publication date: 01/15/2006
Edition description: 1
Pages: 326
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Vernon Ruland, S.J., teaches at the University of San Francisco. His books include Sacred Lies and Silences: A Psychology of Religious Disguise and Imagining the Sacred: Soundings in World Religions, awarded the National Jesuit Book Award.

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