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Overview Christian spirituality is in vogue in the postmodern, twenty-first century. Both colleges and seminaries now offer courses--even advanced degrees--on spiritual formation and spiritual disciplines; for this reason, a straightforward, comprehensive textbook is needed. Enter The Brazos Introduction to Christian Spirituality, by Evan B. Howard. This book offers a broad-minded approach that covers Protestant, Catholic, and Eastern Orthodox traditions. In addition, it is interdisciplinary in its approach, drawing from fields such as theology and psychology. What makes this book especially accessible are its chapter outlines and objectives, sidebars, focus boxes, charts, pictures, cartoons, chapter summaries and questions, and glossary. In brief, this work is informative, illuminating, interesting, and ecumenical.
Publishers Description Evan Howard provides a solid and comprehensive overview of spiritual formation in the Protestant, Catholic, and Eastern Orthodox traditions in "The Brazos Introduction to Christian Spirituality." In short, Howard desires to answer the following question for readers: "What does relationship with God look like for Christians?" The book is interdisciplinary in its approach, drawing from fields such as theology and psychology. What makes this book especially accessible are its chapter outlines and objectives, sidebars, focus boxes, charts, pictures, cartoons, chapter summaries and questions, and glossary, all of which present the material in an easily digestible format for the curious layperson.
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Studio: Brazos Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.2" Width: 7.32" Height: 1.41" Weight: 2.11 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2008
Publisher Baker Publishing Group
ISBN 158743038X ISBN13 9781587430381
Availability 0 units.
More About Evan B. Howard
Evan B. Howard (PhD, Graduate Theological Union) founded and directs the Spirituality Shoppe, an evangelical center for the study of Christian spirituality. In addition, he is a lecturer in philosophy and religion at Mesa State College in Grand Junction, Colorado, as well as the author of Affirming the Touch of God: A Psychological and Philosophical Exploration of Christian Discernment and Praying the Scriptures: A Field Guide for Your Spiritual Journey.