The Jesus Way (#03 in Spiritual Theology Series)
Book three of Eugene Peterson`s landmark Spiritual Theology series. Foundational reading for the Twenty-First Century Church. Continuing Peterson`s major evaluation of contemporary Christian spirituality, The Jesus Way asks what it means to authentically follow Christ in the modern world....
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Book three of Eugene Peterson`s landmark Spiritual Theology series. Foundational reading for the Twenty-First Century Church.
Continuing Peterson`s major evaluation of contemporary Christian spirituality, The Jesus Way asks what it means to authentically follow Christ in the modern world.
As with other books in the series, The Jesus Way is written for both academic and serious lay audiences. Challenging but rewarding, it combines first-rate scholarship with illustrations drawn from raw human experience.
In this insightful analysis of authentic spirituality, Eugene Peterson contrasts the Way of the Lord - as modelled by Old Testament prophets and perfected in Jesus - with the consumerism and cult of celebrity fostered by the modern American church. A challenging and rewarding evaluation of 21st century Christian practice. 208 pages, from Hodder & Stoughton.
Dr. Eugene H. Peterson is a pastor, scholar, author, and poet. He has written nearly thirty influential books including, Praying with the Psalms; Praying with Jesus; Reversed Thunder; Leap Over a Wall; Run with the Horses and Answering God , but he is best known for The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language a contemporary paraphrase of the Bible.
Eugene Peterson was educated at Seattle Pacific University, New York Theological Seminary, and Johns Hopkins University, and in 1962, Peterson became founding pastor of Christ Our King Presbyterian Church in Bel Air, Maryland, where he served for 29 years before retiring. He is Professor Emeritus of Spiritual Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia retiring in 2002.
His most recent publications have been the Spiritual Theology Series including Eat this Book; Christ Dances in a Thousand Places; The Word Made Flesh; The Jesus Way and the fifth volume Practising Resurrection.
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