Richard Rohr, one of the most influential spiritual teachers in the world, has often addressed the challenges of ego, or the False Self, in his work. Now, he turns his attention to the True Self. Taking its title from a Gerard Manley Hopkins poem, his new book Immortal Diamond: The Search Our True Self, explores the deepest questions of identity, spirituality and meaning.
Here is an excerpt from Immortal Diamond that discusses resurrection.
Richard Rohr is a Franciscan priest and popular author and speaker who addresses thousands of people around the world each year at retreats, conferences, and via webcasts. He is known for his teachings on contemplative spirituality, social justice, men's spirituality, and elder wisdom. Rohr's previous best-selling book, Falling Upward, was called " a spiritual survival guide for hard times" by CNN.