By Arthur Holder
Christian Spirituality: The Classics is a special and entire advisor to thirty key Christian spirituality texts. starting from Origen and Augustine to Jonathan Edwards, Thérèse of Lisieux and Thomas Merton, it bargains a view of the texts that is based in scholarship, yet which additionally offers them as dwelling records that invite- even compel -contemplative mirrored image and existential response.
Each bankruptcy in brief describes the vintage text’s writer and viewers, offers a synopsis of its contents, indicates a few of its impact in historical past, after which explores elements of the text’s that means for readers this day. Key topics contain:
- What is the which means of existence?
- How can humans locate fact?
- How can they observe who they are surely?
- How can they stay jointly in peace?
- How can they stay extra absolutely in God’s presence during this global and be united with God on this planet to come?
The students who've written those chapters are all specialists on their respective issues, yet they put on their studying frivolously. a person wishing to find the riches of Christian spirituality will locate this the right creation and may manage to development to a deeper figuring out of the texts themselves.
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Christian Spirituality: The Classics by Arthur Holder