2. Intimacy (1982)

An Exploration of Human Relationships in the Light of the Incarnational Nature of the Christian Religion

  1. Brian Thorne

Published Online: 27 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118329214.ch2

Counselling and Spiritual Accompaniment: Bridging Faith and Person-Centred Therapy

Counselling and Spiritual Accompaniment: Bridging Faith and Person-Centred Therapy

How to Cite

Thorne, B. (2012) Intimacy (1982), in Counselling and Spiritual Accompaniment: Bridging Faith and Person-Centred Therapy, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118329214.ch2

Author Information

  1. The Norwich Centre for Personal, Professional and Spiritual Development, USA

  1. A Lecture to the Annual Clergy School of the Norwich Diocese of the Church of England (published by Norvicare Publications, 1982) with permission. Chapter 10 in the original publication.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 19 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119950820

Online ISBN: 9781118329214

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Keywords:

  • intimacy (1982), life infused with a sense of communion with creation;
  • estrangement of man from himself, predicaments the young find themselves in;
  • undermining faith, in the validity of their own thoughts/feelings;
  • weary of struggling, to maintain one's integrity;
  • hostile society, with materialistic success and competitive achievement;
  • overwhelming fear of the unknown, impelling us to ignore the messages;
  • loving self-acceptance not of complacency/arrogance, but of a God within;
  • close to the experiencing/trusting of promptings, and consequences thereof

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Story

  • Acknowledgements

  • References