27. Sacred Intimacy: Spiritual Accompaniment for our Times (2010)

  1. Brian Thorne

Published Online: 27 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118329214.ch27

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) Sacred Intimacy: Spiritual Accompaniment for our Times (2010), in Counselling and Spiritual Accompaniment: Bridging Faith and Person-Centred Therapy, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118329214.ch27

Author Information

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

  1. This chapter was first presented as a lecture for the Norwich Centre at The Hostry, Norwich Cathedral, on 30 April 2010. It was subsequently published as a Norwich Centre Occasional Publication (2010) and is reprinted with permission.

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:

  • sacred intimacy, spiritual accompaniment for our times (2010);
  • the changing spiritual landscape, the western world and shifts;
  • process of divinisation (or theosis), very essence of the Christian pilgrimage;
  • fearlessness and the spiritual companion;
  • Carl Rogers and the person-centred approach;
  • Rogers' three questions, for those entering into a relationship;
  • the challenge to be genuine in a relationship, the most demanding of all

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Changing Spiritual Landscape

  • The Spiritual Director/Companion

  • Fearlessness and the Spiritual Companion: New exemplars

  • Carl Rogers and the Person-centred Approach

  • Lady Julian of Norwich

  • Etty Hillesum

  • A New Form of Training

  • References