The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius is one of the great masterpieces of the Christian canon. A series of meditations and practices that guides seekers on a journey to spiritual perfection, this manual has been used by millions of religious and lay persons alike for centuries.
Now, in the first new Anthony de Mello book in more than fifteen years, the bestselling author of Awareness takes readers on an in-depth exploration of the practices of St. Ignatius and offers simple guidance and wisdom to help readers navigate the sometimes-confusing byways on the journey to God. Drawn from a series of talks de Mello gave before his untimely death in 1987, this book challenges us to achieve new levels of understanding and inner exploration, with chapters on how to hear the voice of the divine, the need for repentance, and how to ascend to love in our day-to-day life,.
A must-have for fans of de Mello’s work and anyone interested in learning to pray in profound and meaningful ways, Seek God Everywhere is an inspirational and practical work that will transform your life.
About the Author
Anthony de Mello, SJ, is the author of many spiritual bestsellers, including "Sadhana," "Awareness," and "The Way to Love. "A native and lifelong resident of India, de Mello taught throughout the world, and his books have been translated into more than thirty-five languages. He died in 1987.
Born in Melbourne, Australia, Gerald O'Collins received his Ph.D. in 1968 at the University of Cambridge, where he was a research fellow at Pembroke College. From 1973-2006, he taught at the Gregorian University (Rome) where he was also dean of the theology faculty (1985-91). Alone or with others,
he has published fifty books, including such works with Oxford University Press as Christology, Jesus Our Redeemer and Salvation For All. Authored hundreds of articles in professional and popular journals, he has lectured at many universities and colleges in the British Isles,
India, New Zealand, the United States, his native Australia and elsewhere. As well as receiving over the years numerous honorary doctorates and other awards, in 2006 he was created a Companion of the General Division of the Order of Australia (AC), the highest civil honour granted through the
Australian government. Currently he is a research professor of theology at St Mary's University College, Twickenham (UK).
Daniel Kendall, S.J., who holds a licentiate in Scripture from the Biblical Institute in Rome, and a doctorate in theology from the Gregorian University, Rome, is professor of theology at the University of San Francisco.
Praise for Seek God Everywhere
“In this latest book, Father de Mello shares the treasures of St. Ignatius Loyola's classic text The Spiritual Exercises, opening up the centuries-old text in his trademark no-nonsense style. Let de Mello introduce you to the time-tested practices of Ignatian spirituality and help you find God in all things.”
– James Martin, S.J., author of The Jesuit Guide to Almost Everything
“Anthony de Mello is a true spiritual master. The author of the greatest book on prayer, Sadhana, now offers the greatest book ever on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius and Jesuit spirituality. It will take you deeper into the spiritual life, deeper into God. This is the real thing, an instant spiritual classic.”
– John Dear, S.J., author of Living Peace, The Questions of Jesus, and Transfiguration