Item description for Practicing the Presence of God: Learn to Live Moment-by-Moment (Christian Classics for Today) by Brother Lawrence, Robert J. Edmonson & Tony Jones...
Overview This timeless classic, written by Brother Lawrence (c. 1611-1691) and enhanced by Emergent leader Tony Jones, will appeal to college students, readers new to Christian classics, and anyone who desires to learn how to make spirituality a moment-by-moment way of life.
"This edition of a timeless classic--enhanced by Emergent leader Tony Jones--will appeal to college students, readers new to Christian classics, and anyone else who desires to learn how to make spirituality a moment-by-moment way of life."
Brother Lawrence's "Practice of the Presence of God" has stood the test of time because it chronicles the life of a very ordinary person who became an extraordinary Christian. Through a life of humility and service, Brother Lawrence achieved something that many Christians aspire to: he was so concentrated on God that God became a part of his every breath. Whether deep in prayer or peeling potatos in the kitchen, he knew God's presence.
This readable translation, replete with enlightening background notes, will appeal to today's reader in ways that no other edition has been able to do.
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More About Brother Lawrence, Robert J. Edmonson & Tony Jones
Timothy M. Green is dean of the Millard Reed School of Theology and Christian Ministry and the university chaplain at Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, where he also serves as professor of Old Testament literature and theology. He received his Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible from Vanderbilt University.
Brother Lawrence was born in 1611 and died in 1691.
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Brother Lawrence Jul 9, 2008
This is a tremendous thought provoking work by (and about) a monk in the 1600s who achieved a state of being in which he continually felt totally in the presence of God. I would recommend it for any true Christian who wishes to better grasp and understand the omnipresence of God.