A guide to the different sorts of retreats on offer (Ignatian, Myers Briggs, Enneagram etc.). It covers the purpose of retreats, who can benefit from them, the difference between group and individual retreats and between directed and undirected retreats. There is a section on each major type of retreat explaining what happens, the basic premise behind it, who it is suitable for and how to find a retreat. The book also contains case studies.
Margaret Silf is a retreat conductor. She has written several books including Daysprings: Daily Reading for a Life with God (DLT, 1999), Landmarks: An Ignation Journey (DLT, 1998) and Sacred Spaces (Lion, 2001). Margaret lives near Crewe in Cheshire.