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A new edition of The Way Spirituality Journal is availableMEANING IN LIGHT AND DARKNESSContentsRob Culhane - Living with Anxiety, Medication and PrayerIt is perhaps not surprising that drugs prescribed to mitigate the effects of anxiety will affect the life of prayer. It is less clear, however, what will actually happen in practice. In a frank and open article, Rob Culhane, an Anglican priest working in Australia, describes how his own ministry and spirituality were influenced by the...
A new issue of The Way is now available.IGNATIAN SPIRITUALITY FOR A WORLD IN FLUXContentsAusten Ivereigh - To Discern and Reform The ‘Francis Option’ for Evangelizing A World In FluxIn the years since Pope Francis was elected in 2013, Austen Ivereigh has become one of the foremost expositors of his thought writing in English. Here he presents his conviction that the Pope’s outlook ‘offers a captivating recovery of the radically pastoral direction set by the Second Vatican Council’Download this...
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The images of natural growth that are so prevalent in the Bible opened for Christopher Chapman a new way of thinking about spirituality, which he writes about in the July 2018 issue of The Way. ‘Rather than a movement towards perfection that is individual, self-generated and has overtones of personal achievement, rooting and grounding in God moves us into fruitfulness that is generous and expressive of mutual interdependence.’ Language and imagery have their own potency. They not only...
The summer’s topic for The Way spirituality journal is tools and techniques for spiritual growth.  Order your copy here.  Or subscribe to receive this and future editionsArticles in this edition:Christopher Chapman Striving for Perfection or Growing into FruitfulnessAny understanding of spiritual growth will be influenced by the images chosen to illustrate it. Is this growth more like climbing a ladder to ever-higher states of perfection, or slowly unfolding as a developing organism...
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A new issue of The Way is now available.FINDING A BALANCEContentsPaul L. Younger - “Way Beyond all Science”: A Scientist’s Perspective on Knowing GodIn recent decades the claim that science and religious faith are incompatible has been made more widely. Indeed in parts of the Western world, at least, it has become a common assumption. Paul Younger is a research scientist who has published more than 400 scientific papers. Here he argues that, properly understood, theology and science have much...
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Are you familiar with The Way, another journal published by the Jesuits in Britain? Since 1961, The Way has been publishing articles about Christian spirituality, such as this piece by Tom Shufflebotham SJ on the place of the prayer of faith in the Ignatian tradition. Thinking Faith will be offering you one article from each future issue of The Way - why not explore the journal further? When I was 27, my Provincial inflicted me as a teacher – untrained – on schoolboys in Rhodesia/...
I am the Assistant Editor of The Way: I manage the journal's office at Campion Hall in Oxford, as well as its website and online bookshop. I am a member of the Editorial Board and am involved in all stages of preparing articles and reviews for press. I also do the editorial work on our regular book publications. I started working for The Way part time when I was a student, then alongside work at the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography and the Oxford English Dictionary, going full time in...