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Anthony deMello

The Happy Wanderer

by Bill deMello

Jacket

Paperback
Price: £16.99
Publisher:Orbis Books from Alban Books
Published:April 2013
ISBN:978-1-626-98020-4
Review:
Anthony deMello was an Indian Jesuit who was one of the most popular and influential Jesuit teachers of the twentieth century. His sudden, early death in 1987 came as a great shock to all who appreciated his intellect and warm personality. Through his books and retreats he achieved a world-wide following and was instrumental in deepening the spiritual lives of thousands in the Roman Catholic community. Born in India in 1931, deMello decided at an early age to become a Jesuit, a decision that initially caused much anguish to his family, and became a novitiate of the Order in 1947. In his biography, his brother Bill, describes Anthony's journey, his life as a novitiate and his formation as a fully ordained Jesuit priest. Through his own spiritual journey deMello recognised,and effectively expounded and demonstrated, the essentials of an awakening to the experience of God in daily life. As a result his life and teaching have been an inspiration to many people around the world. It's an inspiring story, a little hard going at times, but an uplifting example of what a person can achieve when committed to following the way of God's leading.

Reviewer: Graham Wise   (17/01/14)
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