Elizabeth Liebert is Professor of Spiritual Life at San Francisco Theological Seminary in San Anselmo, California. She is former Dean of the Seminary and Vice President for Academic Affairs and is the author of The Way of Discernment, a guide to decision-making for individuals.
"A wonderful combination of rich theological reflection and
acute social analysis makes the social discernment cycle a tool for
spirit guided action at both personal and community levels. I found
particularly helpful the many practical examples and exercises that
flow from the author's rich experiences of guiding individuals and
groups in discernment."
-Peter J. Henriot, S.J., Director of Development, Loyola Jesuit Secondary School, Lilongwe, Malawi
"The analysis of spiritual discernment has largely focused on
individuals. Yet most contemporary leaders must involve teams when
wrestling with strategic decisions affecting complex systems.
The Soul of Discernment is a lucid and spiritually mature
correction to this deficiency. It provides wise guidelines to
system level leaders wishing to integrate spiritual wisdom and
grace with contemporary organizational decisions."
-Andre L. Delbecq, J. Thomas and Kathleen L. McCarthy University Professor, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University