By Mary V. T. Cattan,Klaus K. Klostermaier
Pilgrimage of Awakening
is the 1st biography of the Rogers. Arriving in India after global conflict II afire with spiritual zeal, the Reverend Murray Rogers and his spouse, Mary, are rocked by means of the collision of japanese and Western values. The good-looking younger couple from England's higher crust, raised with nannies and knowledgeable at completing colleges and Cambridge, uproot their young children to dwell a existence in harmony with India's poorest. They grab the problem of existence in Gandhi's Sevagram, then stumbled on their very own small Christian ashram. Interacting with religious leaders at the spiritual global level, Murray, the magnetic younger Anglican priest, turns into a pioneer in interfaith discussion. The couple embraces strands of Hinduism and Buddhism of their lifestyles pilgrimage throughout barriers of tradition and religion in India, Jerusalem, Hong Kong, and Canada. As they "rock the boat" institutionally, their religious pilgrimage and awakening sparks either controversy and awakening in numerous others.Pilgrimage of Awakening
is the intimate unfolding in their pleased and painful religious transformation inside their small group as they increase their 3 childrens. Tensions in their twin callings to marriage and kinfolk and to committed non secular existence interweave to create a movingly human and sacred story.
"Two exceptional humans were blessed through an excellent biography. clever, loving, and whole of perception, Mary Cattan's e-book will verify those courageous and encouraging everyone is by no means forgotten."
--Shirley du Boulay, writer, The Cave of the center: The lifetime of Swami Abhishiktananda and past the Darkness: A Biography of Bede Griffiths
"This elegantly written publication is a riveting learn, either intellectually stimulating and spiritually nourishing. it is going to attract these drawn to a very good smooth Christian interfaith event, advised from the point of view of a married couple residing a lifetime of heroic poverty and cohesion with Hindus and Muslims. As such, it fills a major hole within the literature frequently ruled through clergymen and celibates. Murray and Mary Rogers have been sooner than their time, real pioneers of the Spirit and of interfaith relations."
--Bradley Malkovsky, collage of Notre Dame; Editor of the Journal of Hindu-Christian Studies
"Awakening is the ideal name and observe for this publication. It tells the fantastic tale of people that lived a existence and walked a trip of awakening to God and the Spirit of compassion, justice, and religious perception. Mary Cattan tells the tale with reverence, honesty, and zest in a fashion that awakens the reader's middle to God's presence and danger in our residing. This booklet is a religious and biographical gift."
--James B. Lemler, writer; Rector, Christ Church Greenwich
"Every at times in human background an individual comes in addition to any such strength of authenticity, fierce compassion, and stark simplicity that they unnerve associations whereas awakening contributors. Murray and Mary Rogers have been those radicals and Pilgrimage of Awakening brings their impressive tale to existence. Mary Cattan's attractive and compelling publication introduces those religious mavericks to an entire new iteration. A deeply sincere and private non secular experience performed out on a world stage."
--Will Duncan, founding father of Sofia Monastic neighborhood; Meditation trainer and Lecturer
Mary V. T. Cattan is a wedding and family members therapist and religious director. She holds a DMin in Psychology and Pastoral Theology from Andover Newton Theological tuition. previously school on the Blanton Peale Institute the place she taught and supervised citizens, she serves at Christ Church, Greenwich, Connecticut, as a pastoral psychotherapist. Her ardour for interreligious knowing and religious therapeutic has led her worldwide, together with a number of operating journeys to Sri Lanka.