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Addiction & Grace

Author: Gerald G. May

Course Created: 2008

Practice Level: Intermediate

Book Required Duration: 8 hours
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Course Summary

Addiction & Grace examines the "processes of attachment" that lead to addiction and describes the relationship between addiction and spiritual awareness. It also details the various addictions from which individuals suffer, not only to substances like alcohol and drugs, but to work, sex, performance, responsibility, and intimacy. Addiction and Grace examines the "processes of attachment" that led to addiction and describes the relationship between addiction and spiritual awareness.

Course Format

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Course Syllabus

  • Desire
  • Addiction and Human Freedom
  • Experience
  • The Qualities of Addiction
  • Mind
  • The Psychological Nature of Addiction
  • Body
  • The Neurological Nature of Addiction
  • Spirit
  • The Theological Nature of Addiction
  • Grace
  • The Qualities of Mercy
  • Empowerment
  • Grace and Will in Overcoming Addiction
  • Homecoming
  • Discernment and the Consecrated Life

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss addiction and human freedom.
  • Describe the qualities of addiction.
  • Explain the psychological nature of addiction.
  • Describe the neurological nature of addiction.
  • Explain the theological nature of addiction.
  • The participant will demonstrate familiarity with the qualities of mercy.
  • Describe grace and will in overcoming addiction.
  • Explain discernment and the consecrated life.


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