The Resource Embracing contemplation : reclaiming a Christian spiritual practice, (ebook)

Embracing contemplation : reclaiming a Christian spiritual practice, (ebook)

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Embracing contemplation : reclaiming a Christian spiritual practice
Title
Embracing contemplation
Title remainder
reclaiming a Christian spiritual practice
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Language
eng
Summary
What does a Christian life lived "by the Spirit" look like? For many Christians throughout history, fulfilling Paul's command in Galatians 5:25 included a form of contemplation and prayer that leads to spiritual formation. But in large part, contemporary Christians-perhaps especially evangelicals-seem to have lost or forgotten about this treasure from their own tradition. Bringing together scholars and practitioners of spiritual formation from across the Protestant spectrum, this volume offers a distinctly evangelical consideration of the benefits of contemplation. The contributors draw on historical examples from the church-including John Calvin, Richard Baxter, Jonathan Edwards, and John Wesley-to consider how contemplative prayer can shape Christian living today. The result is a robust guide to embracing contemplation that will help Christians as they seek to keep in step with the Spirit
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Midwest
Dewey number
248.3/4
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Contemplation
  • Spiritual formation
  • Spiritual life
  • Evangelicalism
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Embracing contemplation : reclaiming a Christian spiritual practice, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780830873685
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
Publisher number
MWT12298898
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remote
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MWT12298898
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Embracing contemplation : reclaiming a Christian spiritual practice, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780830873685
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12298898
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12298898
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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