Jones, Alan William 1940-

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JONES, Alan William 1940-

PERSONAL: Born March 5, 1940, in London, England; son of Edward Augustus (a skilled laborer) and Blanche Hilda (a housekeeper; maiden name, Hunt) Jones; married Josephine Franklin (divorced, June, 1997); married Virginia Franche (an interior designer), April 18, 1999; children: Madeleine, Charlotte, Edward. Education: University of Nottingham, B.A., Ph.D.; General Theological Seminary, New York, NY, M.Div., S.T.M. Religion: Episcopalian.


ADDRESSES: Home—2507 Sacramento St., San Francisco, CA 94115. Offıce—1100 California St., San Francisco, CA 94108. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: Theological College, Lincoln, England, faculty member, 1968-71; Trinity Institute, New York, NY, assistant director, 1971-73; General Theological Seminary, New York, NY, professor, 1973-85; Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA, dean, 1985—.


AWARDS, HONORS: Decorated officer, Order of the British Empire; honorary canon of Chartres Cathedral.


WRITINGS:

Journey into Christ, Seabury Press (New York, NY), 1977, published with new introduction, Cowley Publications (Cambridge, MA), 1992.

(With Rachel Hosmer) Living in the Spirit, Seabury Press (New York, NY), 1979.

Exploring Spiritual Direction: An Essay in Christian Friendship, Seabury Press (New York, NY), 1982, published with new foreword, Cowley Publications (Cambridge, MA), 1999.

(Editor, with M. Basil Pennington and Mark Booth) The Living Testament: The Essential Writings of Christianity since the Bible, Harper & Row (San Francisco, CA), 1985.

Soul-Making: The Desert Way of Spirituality, Harper & Row (San Francisco, CA), 1985.

Passion for Pilgrimage: Notes for the Journey Home; Meditations on the Easter Mystery, Harper & Row (San Francisco, CA), 1989.

Sacrifice and Delight: Spirituality for Ministry, Harper-SanFrancisco (San Francisco, CA), 1992.

The Soul's Journey: Exploring the Three Passages of the Spiritual Life with Dante as a Guide, Harper-SanFrancisco (San Francisco, CA), 1995, published as The Soul's Journey: Exploring the Spiritual Life with Dante as a Guide, Cowley Publications (Cambridge, MA), 2001.

Living the Truth, Cowley Publications (Cambridge, MA), 2000.

(With John O'Neil and Diana Landau) Seasons of Grace: The Life-Giving Practice of Gratitude, Wiley Publishing Group (New York, NY), 2003.

Reimagining Christianity: Reconnect Your Spirit without Disconnecting Your Mind, Wiley Publishing Group (New York, NY), 2004.

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