Will & Spirit

A Contemplative Psychology

by Gerald G. May

A new understanding of psychology and the life of the Spirit – from the Author of Addiction and Grace

“The opening chapter of Gerry May’s Will and Spirit is alone worth the price of the book. The distinction he draws between willfulness and willingness is crucial for us as individuals, as a nation, and as a race.” – M. Scott Peck

“May writes with extraordinary perception and sensitivity about the difference between willfulness and a willingness in the spiritual life….This book will be invaluable for spirtual directors, for psychiatrists concerned with contemplative experience, and for intelligent seekers, regardless of spiritual tradition.” – Library Journal

“A rich book covering many areas of human experience upon which contemplative spirituality can be based. … For the person looking for an intelligent and clear presentation of the relationship between psychological and spiritual growth, this is the book to read.” – America