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AUC THEOLOGICA, Vol 5 No 2 (2015), 199–214

Umění doprovázet v průběhu kněžské a řeholní formace. Úcta před posvátnou půdou druhého člověka: blízkost a svoboda

[The Art of Spiritual Direction in the Course of Priest and Religious Formation. The Respect of the Sacred Ground of the Other: Closeness and Freedom]

Amedeo Cencini

announced: 02. 12. 2015


The study of an Italian psychotherapist and theologian is focused on the distinguishing of the basic characteristics of good individual direction of people in the various steps of their spiritual formation and typologies of the guides, including the examples of some specific pathologies, which we can encounter in this area. The author mainly investigates the qualities of the relation between the guide and the guided.

keywords: Spiritual Theology; Spiritual Life; Spiritual Direction; Priest Formation; Religious Formation

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