Read an excerpt from Father Richard Rohr’s ‘Immortal Diamond.’ In this section, he engages the age-old question, ‘Who am I?’. Richard Rohr is a Franciscan priest and founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation. He is well-known for his many books and recorded teachings. Immortal Diamond: The Search for Our True Self. Richard Rohr. Jossey-Bass, $ (p) ISBN

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This is my second Rohr book and this was again my experience. Lmmortal I did not diamons prompted to read it until this year which turned out to be a blessing because the message of this book echoes my own personal journey of the last 12 months, so when I read it, I found that Rohr’s words helped me articulate what I have been experiencing but could not quite describe.

Immortal Diamond: The Search for Our True Self

But once you make contact with your True Self, there’s a natural correspondence between who you are and who God is. There’s a problem loading this menu right rlhr. Preview — Immortal Diamond by Richard Rohr. I seldom, if ever, venture into this particular type of books for a number of reasons.

Rohr explores the True Self, the immortal diamond we discover if we are willing to go deep enough, and move beyond our false self.

The Search for Our True Self.

If you have read other Rohr books, I think you will sense that his own journey is going deeper. Get to Know Us. So many roles and identitiesshape individual lives that it’s easy to be confused about what isauthentically “us. OK, not a show stopper but indicative of the seeming lack of final editing these last two books seem to have suffered. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Even though I am an agnostic and pretty staunchly uncomfortable with any religious institutions – and Fr.


How is it found? Vincent goes so far as to argue for the abandonment of the entire extant Catholic Church if she becomes corrupt, preferring to cling to the ancient teachings of the Catholic church–which apparently must be correct.

Customers who bought this item also bought. A Study in Search of the True Self. Published January 22nd by Jossey-Bass first published January 2nd As anyone who follow me knows, I am a huge Richard Rohr fan. Mar 27, Lisa rated it liked it Shelves: Recently, I’ve been deep in spiritual seeking and have been trying slowly to make peace with my religion-of-origin, starting with the things that are beautiful and good.

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. In a sense True Self must, like Jesus, be resurrected, and thatprocess is not resuscitation but transformation.

Immortal Diamond: A Study in Search of the True Self

Registration closes two weeks before the course opens or as soon as the course fills, whichever comes first. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Richard Step into gichard deeper understanding of the True Self Participate in a guided study Engage in personal reflection and contemplative practice Review supplemental material audio, video, articles, books, etc.

But my spirit feels uplifted nonetheless.

In this book Rohr speaks of a search for our true self — that is union with God. Sep 29, Marianne rated it really liked it. It’s good for Christians and non Christians alike but probably easier to follow with an understanding of rohrr bible. I got the e-book from the library, so I’ll buy a copy.


Course Description Immortal Diamond: Showing of reviews. We must all die to ourselves if we are to deepen our understanding that we are part of the whole.

Immortal Diamond: The Search for Our True Self by Richard Rohr

Feb 13, Robin Carlo rated diamonnd liked it. It boldly shows us how teachings of Christ have been misinterpreted by the churches and occasionally, with the help of Hinduism and Buddhism, brings the lost essences of Advaita Tat vam asi and Brahmanback into Christianity.

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It worked in part, but I really had a difficult ti Connecting with your truly divine inner self and the ground of all being is the theme of this book.