By Mary V. T. Cattan,Klaus K. Klostermaier
Pilgrimage of Awakening
is the 1st biography of the Rogers. Arriving in India after global battle II afire with non secular zeal, the Reverend Murray Rogers and his spouse, Mary, are rocked via the collision of japanese and Western values. The good-looking younger couple from England's higher crust, raised with nannies and trained at completing colleges and Cambridge, uproot their little ones to dwell a lifestyles in harmony with India's poorest. They grab the problem of lifestyles in Gandhi's Sevagram, then chanced on their very own small Christian ashram. Interacting with religious leaders at the spiritual international 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 non secular transformation inside of their small neighborhood as they increase their 3 teenagers. Tensions in their twin callings to marriage and relatives and to devoted non secular lifestyles interweave to create a movingly human and sacred story.
"Two terrific humans were blessed by way of a superb biography. clever, loving, and whole of perception, Mary Cattan's e-book will verify those courageous and encouraging individuals are by no means forgotten."
--Shirley du Boulay, writer, The Cave of the guts: 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 attracted to an outstanding smooth Christian interfaith event, informed from the point of view of a married couple residing a lifetime of heroic poverty and harmony with Hindus and Muslims. As such, it fills a massive hole within the literature frequently ruled through priests and celibates. Murray and Mary Rogers have been sooner than their time, precise pioneers of the Spirit and of interfaith relations."
--Bradley Malkovsky, college of Notre Dame; Editor of the Journal of Hindu-Christian Studies
"Awakening is the fitting name and be aware for this booklet. 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 risk in our residing. This publication is a non secular and biographical gift."
--James B. Lemler, writer; Rector, Christ Church Greenwich
"Every every now and then in human background a person comes in addition to this kind of strength of authenticity, fierce compassion, and stark simplicity that they unnerve associations whereas awakening participants. Murray and Mary Rogers have been those radicals and Pilgrimage of Awakening brings their awesome tale to lifestyles. Mary Cattan's appealing and compelling e-book introduces those non secular mavericks to an entire new iteration. A deeply sincere and private religious event 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 non secular therapeutic has led her world wide, together with a number of operating journeys to Sri Lanka.