Janet Ruffing, RSM, PhD, is an author and professor. She is Professor of Spirituality and Spiritual Direction at Fordham University, a founding member of Spiritual Directors International, and wrote four books. She also edited “Selected Writings of Elisabeth Leseur”.
Ruffing has published extensively in “Presence”, “The Way”, “Review for Religious”, “Horizons” and other journals and is the author of “Spiritual Direction: Beyond the Beginnings and Mysticism and Social Transformation”.
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