John Cooper was born in Paris, Illinois, on January 15, 1949. He was baptised Roman Catholic and grew up on his father's and uncles' farms. After graduating from Marshall, IL High School, he attended Samford University in Birmingham, AL. He left college and became a cabinetmaker, having his own business for about 45 years. About three years ago, he returned to the Catholic Church of his youth. Having recently passed along his business to a younger person, John attended Spring Hill College in Mobile, AL, finishing his requirements for a Certificate in Spiritual Direction (CSD) in the Summer of 2019.
Let God in: One Ignatian Journey
Perhaps you are a lifelong Christian as is the author, John A. Cooper. Perhaps you are thinking, "I have already let God into my life and my salvation is assured." Perhaps you are not a Christian, maybe you are Muslim, or atheist, or maintain another belief system, or no system at all. Then, this bo...