Futuwwa has been an Islamic term for ‘spiritual chivalry’ for centuries. In Christianity, chivalry has been seen more in ‘behavioral codes’ which many believe are declining. Yet Christ dying for humankind’s sins on the cross – at the heart of Christianity – is the ultimate act of spiritual chivalry.
Dr. Greene unveils the arduous journey to noble spiritedness for persons of all faiths, ages, genders, ethnicities, and social backgrounds. Blending theological and social scientific perspectives, he has assembled a ‘field guide’ for such journeys. Dr Greene addresses spirit, soul and ego differences, healing and transcendence of traumas, transformations of shadows, true selves vs false selves, and pitfalls common to modern societies. Trails blazed by this book can be of immense assistance to those wishing to heal, recover, change, or grow towards noble spiritedness.