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Seniority gives our souls a deep maturity

July 18th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

There are few more insightful studies into the spirituality of aging than the late James Hillman’s book, The Force of Character. Ironically Hillman was more critical of Christian spirituality than sympathetic to it, yet his brilliant insights into nature’s design and intent offer perspectives on the spirituality of aging that often eclipse what is found in explicitly Christian writings. Hillman begins this book—a discourse on the nature of aging—with a question: Why would nature design things so that, as humans, just as we reach the pinnacle of our maturity and finally get more of a genuine grip on our lives, ... continue reading.

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