Richard Rohr. Introduction. • Richard Rohr brings a Christian Perspective to the Enneagram, an ancient personality system. Rohr explains how Christians can. Ellen Krogh är skapare av Newhabit, en ny möjlighet för dig som söker ett alternativ till den konventionella missbruks behandlingen. Newh. I first encountered the Enneagram when I was a graduate student at a conservative seminary. While on a weekend retreat I came across a copy.

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Maintaining this self-image, this false self, becomes more important than anything else. Understanding the enneagram allows us to face our sin. Equanimity appreciating life just as it is Vice: We need each part to be awake and integrated in order to do our inner work and to truly love ourselves, others, and God in a holistic, non-dual manner. Like the applause of ofthers. I found it that it was used by monks as a means of facing their sin and finding a greater closeness with God. Rohr and Hudson offer lectures and practices to nurture transformation for ourselves, compassion for our companions, and prayer for the world.

The Enneagram: A Christian Perspective

Return to Book Page. I think I am a 3 and now have new things to work on. Paperbackpages. More than any other personality model, I find myself identifying strongly rohd the challenges of my type as well as with the described path toward greater psychological and spiritual health.

Ian Cron and Suzanne Stabile do them, and they can be found here. While I found the beginning rather dry, once o got into it, I couldn’t put it down. Richard’s teaching is grounded in the Franciscan alternative orthodoxy—practices of contemplation and expressing itself in radical compassion, particularly for the socially marginalized.


I often work hard, get things done. It takes the healthy security of the 6 to give myself the permission to fully be myself.

Dan, Sometimes I love being a one but most of the time I hate it. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. The section that describes each of the personality types in detail is excellent, whether one has previous experience with the Enneagram or not.

Definitely a 4 with a 5 wing. Mastery, understanding Further Reading: Ronr are so many different shades of each type!

I would say the book was most useful to me as an overview of the Enneagram as a whole, its purpose and practice. My husband is an 8 wing awesome. Rohd Enneagram is organized around three Triads: The Enneagram is an ancient personality typing system with an uncanny accuracy in describing how human beings are wired, both positively and negatively.

NINEs once knew that reality rphr all about love, all connected, operative, and effective.

The Enneagram: An Introduction – Center for Action and Contemplation

Aug 28, Ben Kuhn rated it really liked it Shelves: It can read like a text book at times. Of all that I’ve read regarding the Enneagram, this is the only work that focuses almost entirely on the redemptive application of the Enneagram.

It is long and dense at times, however. Written somewhat academically, I had to read sections over just to grasp the concepts sometimes. How can the Enneagram help me? A Christian Perspective by Richard Rohr.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. I love the constructive emphasis in this book that your strength is your weakness and it allows you to understand both yourself and others much better.


Preview — The Enneagram by Richard Rohr. Since I am married to an awesome, strong 8. The Enneagram is a powerful tool for self-discovery and spiritual transformation. Season- moms of young ones are immersed in a 2 life and 2 is a 4s stressor! Mar 09, Longfellow rated it really liked it. The tool that has been the most helpful is the daily Enneathought sign up here: It has roots in several wisdom traditions, including Christianity, Judaism, and Islam.

I am very happy I stumbled across this during my search for something relating to this.

An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discoveryput this way:. After reading this book, I have come to believe that not only does Rohr fail to connect the enneagram to authentic Christian spirituality, but the enneagram itself is an rhor way of understanding the human person and what we have come to call “personality.

If you identify with their language, you’ll find it e Of all that I’ve read regarding the Enneagram, this is the only work that focuses almost entirely on the redemptive application of the Enneagram. Click the section-headings below to learn more about the Enneagram: I was mentally primed to not finish this book. My favorite podcast on the Enneagram types is this one: