An International Journal of Spiritual Companionship
Presence: An International Journal of Spiritual Direction is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes thought-provoking articles on topics of interest to spiritual directors, spiritual companions and everyone interested in creating healing, peace, and justice through the calling of spiritual companionship.
The goal of Presence is to identify current trends in the field, to provide background and resources for spiritual directors and companions, and to look ahead at what might be developing in the future. In 2014 we celebrated twenty years of Presence publications, featuring provocative articles written by spiritual directors all over the world.
Presence is published in March, June, September, and December. Currently, Presence is read by more than seven-thousand subscribers and members of SDI, and can be found in major theological libraries and formation and training centers around the world. Presence is included with membership, and non-members may also subscribe.
In addition to feature articles, Presence includes book reviews specifically of interest to people involved in spiritual care as well as reflections, artwork, and poetry.
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Digital versions of the four most current issues are available to all SDI Members. You can subscribe to the print version of Presence if you want to receive it in the mail. Back issues of the journal can be ordered by visiting the SDI Store.
Printed issues of Presence are mailed quarterly to Enhanced and Premium Members of SDI.
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Free Issue For Everyone - Presence Issue 20.3
An Interview with Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi
Spiritual Journeying with Trauma Survivors
Guiding the Spiritual but Not Religious
Images of Interfaith Meditation and Spiritual Direction