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Spiritual Arts: Mastering the Disciplines for a Rich Spiritual Life [Paperback]

By Jill Briscoe (Author)
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There is a scriptural path toward transformation and growth: the spiritual arts. You could call them qualities or disciplines, but Jill Briscoe shows why they are much more than that. Humility, ministry, generosity, tranquility ? these and others are arts you can practice with patience to experience God more deeply and fully.

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'I like to think of the work of The Holy Spirit in the lives of men and women as art.'Spiritual life is not just a gift; it is a skill we must work to develop. Using Paul's letter to the Philippians as her guide, Bible teacher Jill Briscoe uncovers eight 'spiritual arts' that Christians are called to practice regularly; contentment, intimacy, suffering, simplicity, ministry, tranquility, humility, and harmony.Jill pulls no punches in challenging Christian readers to do their part, Spiritual Arts is a discovery study of practices we need to learn if we are to live life as God intended---full of great joy, deeper intimacy with God, and an exciting impact in the lives of others. With patience, wit, and probing questions, Jill challenges the faithful to a different ethic and a more active, focused way to follow Christ.

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Spiritual Arts: Mastering the Disciplines for a Rich Spiritual Life by Jill Briscoe has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
  • Christian Retailing - 08/20/2007 page 21
  • Publishers Weekly - 05/28/2007 page 52

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Studio: Zondervan
Pages   199
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 8"
Weight:   0.5 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Aug 1, 2007
Publisher   Zondervan Publishing
ISBN  0310273242  
ISBN13  9780310273240  
UPC  025986273248  

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More About Jill Briscoe

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Jill Briscoe has written more than forty books, including study guides, devotional material, poetry, and children s books. Jill is executive editor of Just Between Us, a magazine of encouragement for ministry wives and women in leadership. She serves on the board of World Relief and Christianity Today, Inc. She married her husband, Stuart, in 1958, and since then they have ministered together, through Telling the Truth media ministries, at conferences and mission organizations around the world. Both Stuart and Jill now serve Elmbrook Church as Ministers-at-Large. They have three grown children and enjoy the blessing of thirteen grandchildren."

Jill Briscoe currently resides in the state of Wisconsin.

Jill Briscoe has published or released items in the following series...
  1. LifeChange
  2. Lifechange Books

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SPIRITUAL ARTS by Jill Briscoe  Nov 21, 2008
Spiritual Arts: Mastering the Disciplines for a Rich Spiritual Life is a book on Christian living by Jill Briscoe. Based on Paul's letter to the Philippians, Briscoe outlines eight "spiritual arts" that Christians should practice and master: ministry, harmony, humility, intimacy, tenacity, maturity, serenity, and receptivity. Briscoe's enthusiasm for evangelism is impressive. Her broader points on Christian living are right on, even if many of her finer points are not, and her chapter on serenity is particularly good.

Briscoe's writing style is not for everyone. She uses a simple, colloquial style that will turn off some readers because they may feel she's talking down to them. Her attempts at humor are extremely corny. Briscoe relates a lot of anecdotes, but often just in passing, without enough details to satisfy or make the stories stick. As a result, Spiritual Arts does not often engage the reader on that deeper level. Her points are sometimes repetitive, and yet the whole work feels scattered.

Spiritual Arts has some decidedly valuable material in it, but it's definitely not for everyone.

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