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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To a word, the page described my entire childhood experience. The Enneagram is an ancient personality typing system with an uncanny accuracy in describing how human beings are wired, both positively and negatively.

Are there many other versions of the test that allow really really accurate answers? The Enneagram gained popularity as a tool within spiritual direction.

I started with The Enneagram Made Easy and then went to this book for a more detailed look. Is this even possible? And these ‘believers’ cling together, offering one another an apparent justification for lives that are essential the same as the lives of their materialistic neighbors, who horizons are purely those of the world and its transient values.

But if you don’t really agree with their animals and countries that they relate to each type, it might be ennneagram drawback. It was an interesting read–a little dry at times, but I’m a big fan of Richard Rohr.


The Enneagram is not a strict law or code. Kitts and Nevis St.

We over-identify with our repetitive thoughts and feelings. Your email address will enndagram be published. Sep 03, Joey rated it it was amazing.

It feels oceanic, deep, unfathomable, mysterious. Each flavor has its own strengths, weaknesses, and motivations. Upon reading and investing in this season I most line up with a 7.

The Enneagram is built around the idea that there are basically nine shapes of the human soul. This book is not without flaws. My reluctance to use the tool myself has had only to do with time, energy, and a general distaste for categories that confine and limit how we ourselves or others. Phone Numbers only; no punctuation.

The Enneagram: A Christian Perspective by Richard Rohr

The sketch is attractive, your authored material stylish. Mar 31, Tricia Culp rated it really liked it Shelves: Preview — The Enneagram by Richard Rohr. A Christian Perspective by Richard Rohr. What is the Enneagram? Does the Enneagram work? But even without that, I found the ennaegram of the 9 personality types to be clearest and I was able to find myself pretty easily, even though I have characteristics in others of the personality types.

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Each individual strongly identifies with one Type, but there are many variations within roohr type. Rour distant 2nd and 3rd were 2 and 8. It is all quite fascinating. However, what I find is that I could come up with wildly different responses on any given day and certainly over longer periods of time. I feel compelled to believe the connections between the Enneagram and Christian spiritual growth. On the other hand, they are very ecumenical and encourage the possibility of being involved in Zen, etc.


The Enneagram: A Christian Perspective

They are both strong and weak, fearful and courageous, trusting and distrusting, defenders and provokers, sweet and sour, aggressive and passive, bullies and weaklings, on the defensive and on the offensive, thinkers and doers, group people and soloists, believers and doubters, cooperative and obstructionistic, tender and mean, generous and petty—and on and on.

Helped me understand myself a little less subjectively and take myself less seriously. It also does help you see the gifts of others Answering them can take a few minutes and an entire lifetime. Sep 01, Nancy DeValve rated it really liked it Shelves: To be uniquely themselves Further Reading: I have looked into different ways of categorizing personalities many times, but this was the first time I was confronted with something both insightful and capable of dealing with real complexity.