Meditation and Communion With God
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About "Meditation and Communion With God"
As culture has become at once more secular and more religiously pluralistic, a renaissance of interest in the spiritual disciplines has been sparked in evangelical Protestant circles. Mounting levels of stress, burnout and spiritual dryness among those in ministry has only stoked this desire for spiritual nourishment and renewal. John Jefferson Davis helps us recover the practice of meditation on Scripture as he explores the biblical and theological foundations rooted in the arrival of "the age to come" in Jesus Christ. Indeed by virtue of our union with Christ, the Triune God of the Bible draws near to his people so that they may also draw near to him. Meditation on God's revelation has always been central to enjoying communion with the Father through the Son and in the Spirit. Davis gives us fresh and practical guidance on removing the obstacles that block our fellowship with God and listening to Scripture in ways that can enrich our worship, faith, hope and love.
Meet the Author
John Jefferson Davis
John Jefferson Davis (Ph.D., Duke University) is professor of systematic theology and Christian ethics at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, where he has taught since 1975. He has published for many years in both theological and scientific journals. He is the winner of several Templeton Foundation awards, including the Award for Quality and Excellence in the Teaching of Science and Religion (1998), as well as the National Institutes of Health Grant, National Human Genome Research Institute (2002)
His many books include Worship and the Reality of God: An Evangelical Theology of Real Presence (IVP Academic, 2010); The Frontiers of Science and Faith: Examining Questions from the Big Bang to the End of the Universe (InterVarsity Press, 2002); The Victory of Christ's Kingdom: An Introduction to Postmillennialism (Canon Press, 1996); Sterilization Option: A Guide For Christians (Baker, 1995); Evangelical Ethics: Issues Facing the Church Today (Presbyterian Reformed, 2006) and Christ's Victorious Kingdom: Postmillennialism Reconsidered (Baker, 1986)
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