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Thu 8 Nov 2018 @ 16:36

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The Language of Tears

Their gift, mystery and meaning

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ISBN-13: 9781786220912
Published: 30/08/2018
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Tears are a common experience we rarely discuss, and then only in relation to pain and loss.

David Runcorn draws upon a long Christian tradition of seeing tears as a gift to explore their deeper meaning and purpose, their place in human life and their significance for prayer and spirituality.

In the early centuries of the church tears were regarded as an extension of baptism or a gift of the Spirit. They were integral to prayer and a vital part of human integration and maturing. Jesus said that those who mourn were 'blessed'.

The Language of Tears explores how tears are a natural and important way of processing loss, uncertainty and anxiety, drawing upon theology, scripture, psychology and biology.

This accessible and sensitive guide is for all engaged in spiritual direction, counselling or pastoral care.

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David Runcorn

David Runcorn is Warden of Readers and Associate Director of Ordinands in the Diocese of Gloucester. A spiritual director and retreat leader, he was previously Director of Pastoral Studies at Trinity College Bristol and a Chaplain of Lee Abbey.

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A rich, moving, thought-provoking treasure of a book. Read this and you'll never utter the words 'don't cry' again. -- Paula Gooder

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