Christian Spirituality: The Classics

Christian Spirituality: The Classics


Christian Spirituality: The Classics is a different and accomplished 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's 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 effect in background, after which explores facets of the text’s which means for readers at the present time. Key issues include:
What is the which means of life?
How can humans locate truth?
How can they detect who they truly are?
How can they dwell jointly in peace?
How can they reside extra absolutely in God’s presence during this international and be united with God on the earth to come?
The students who've written those chapters are all specialists on their respective issues, yet they put on their studying frivolously. an individual wishing to find the riches of Christian spirituality will locate this the perfect advent and will be ready to growth to a deeper realizing of the texts themselves.

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