Based on Foster's best seller, CELEBRATION OF DISCIPLINE, this book provides a wealth of spiritual treasures to delight and enrich. It provides a one-year plan of carefully selected readings from ancient and contemporary writers, with questions, exercises and commentary for...
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Based on Foster's best seller, CELEBRATION OF DISCIPLINE, this book provides a wealth of spiritual treasures to delight and enrich. It provides a one-year plan of carefully selected readings from ancient and contemporary writers, with questions, exercises and commentary for individual and group use. 320 pages, from Fount
Richard Foster's best-selling Celebration of Discipline provides the framework for this new work. The twelve spiritual disciplines featured are now developed as the themes for selected readings and study helps.;The twelve spiritual disciplines include* prayer, meditation, simplicity, solitude, confession, worship and celebration.Among the classic writers the readings are drawn from are* Augustine of Hippo, John Henry Newman, Thomas Merton, Thomas More, John Milton, John Wesley, Catherine Marshall and Joyce Huggett.;Each reading is followed by an introduction to the life and work of the author, as well as relevant scriptural quotations, questions for discussion, suggested exercises and a reflective commentary by Richard Foster.
This text looks at 12 spiritual disciplines, developed here for selected readings and study helps. Each reading is followed by an introduction to the author, relevant quotations, questions for discussion and suggested exercises.
Emilie Griffin is an award-winning playwright and the author of a number of books including Wonderful and Dark Is This Road; Doors into Prayer: An Invitation; Clinging: The Experience of Prayer and Homeward Voyage: Reflections on Life-Changes.
Emilie is on the board and speaking team of Renovare' She and her husband, William, are founding members of the Chrysostom Society, a national group for writers of the Christian faith.
Richard J. Foster (D.Th.P., Fuller Theological Seminary) is founder of RENOVARE in Denver, Colorado. He is the author of many books, including Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth, which has sold over two million copies worldwide, Freedom of Simplicity; Streams of Living Water, and Prayer, which was Christianity Today's Book of the Year and the winner of the Gold Medallion Award from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association, and is a general editor of The Renovare; Spiritual Formation Bible. His most recent books are Life with God; Longing for God with Gayle Beebe and Sanctuary of the SoulJourney into Meditative Prayer.
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