Richard Rohr. Introduction. • Richard Rohr brings a Christian Perspective to the Enneagram, an ancient personality system. Rohr explains how Christians can. Ellen Krogh är skapare av Newhabit, en ny möjlighet för dig som söker ett alternativ till den konventionella missbruks behandlingen. Newh. I first encountered the Enneagram when I was a graduate student at a conservative seminary. While on a weekend retreat I came across a copy.

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As they see it ennewgram I think I agree the enneagram is for people who are ready to acknowledge their complete brokenness and throw themselves on the mercy of God. Of all that I’ve read regarding the Enneagram, this is the only work that focuses almost entirely on the redemptive application of the Enneagram. Apr 28, Jaymie rated it it was amazing.

What’s Your Enneagram Number?

To feel valuable Further Reading: There are nine related Enneagram personality types, and each type provides insight on a different flavor of person. To be uniquely themselves Further Reading: The positive is that in all areas I try hard to excel. So even though the book is Christian, you do need to read it with a discerning mind. For example, I am a 9 on the enneagram, which means my sin is laziness and I feel the need to avoid unpleasantness.

Jun 13, McKenzie Watson added it. Innocence or mercy Vice: In the end I found the book incredibly helpful. I like how they really encourage people towards facing their sin, repenting, and living like redeemed people.

The Enneagram is challenging me to work through this on a much deeper level. I am grateful for the Enneagram! Of course, those are also your great strengths, but it was not slow in putting them in their place and acknowledging the ways we weild our strengths to trouble the world rather than better it.


I’m glad I dove into this world and look rour to understanding more of what it can teach me. I also found some really interesting cont A good way to dive deeper into the Ennagram from a Christian worldview.

But that 7w7 in me has been tamed a bit in parenting. My favorite podcast on the Enneagram types is this one: Helped me understand myself a little less subjectively and take myself less seriously. I come out as a 4 the more we read and do tests. Ronr, understanding Further Reading: My reluctance to use the tool myself has had only to do with time, energy, and a general distaste for categories that confine and limit how we ourselves or others.

Need to check it out again when I have more time to give to reading and thinking! To be uniquely themselves Further Reading: Posted on Saturday, June 24, Unlike the familiar Myers-Briggs personality grid, the Enneagram is a cryptic, almost mystical, circle with nine numbered points along the circumference and lines connecting some numbers to rorh.

And I love that The Enneagram sees the gifts of an 8! The essence of the FOUR is the mystery of our true identity.

The Enneagram: A Christian Perspective by Richard Rohr

Ok so every time I take a test I get a different number. To be satisfied and content Further Reading: Sep 09, Karen added it. Sep 03, Joey rated it it was amazing. Richard’s teaching is grounded in the Franciscan alternative orthodoxy—practices of contemplation and expressing itself in radical compassion, particularly for the socially marginalized. I am very happy I stumbled across this during my search for something relating to this.


I reserve the right to delete comments that are offensive or off-topic. Gluttony an insatiable quest for new experiences and options Basic Desire: Optimistic, Funny, fun, often biting off more than I could chew and always ehneagram to gather my friends and party hard.

It takes the healthy security of the 6 to give myself the permission to fully be myself. I really enjoyed reading and learning more about all 9 types. While I found the beginning rather dry, once o got into it, I couldn’t put it down. Rohr and Ebert’s book may be rohe kick in the seat of the pants and the guidebook you need. May 18, Megan Soper rated it it was amazing. Each “soul type” for lack of a better term has unique strengths and desires which bring alongside with them a dark side.

The Enneagram: A Christian Perspective

A wonderful way to self reflect and keep communication open with respect and safety. And as with all personality models, the Enneagram does not come without the temptation to put ourselves and others into a box, but this is not its purpose. The problem is something too few people are speaking intelligently about.

For the serious learner of eneagram Enneagram, this workshop offers clear, practical, and deep teaching.

This book is not without flaws.

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