Item description for Companions for Your Spiritual Journey: Discovering the Disciplines of the Saints by Mark Harris...
John Bunyan * Origen * Evelyn Underhill * John Newton * The Desert Fathers * Julian of Norwich * John of Ruysbroek * Bernard of Clairvaux * Margery Kempe * George Herbert * The Celtic Saints * Aelred of Rievaulx Each of these classic Christian writers has something to teach us about life with God. Weaving together life today with the wisdom of these saints, Mark Harris has created a practical guide to spiritual growth. The book covers difficult issues such as working through spiritual dryness, prayerlessness, temptation and discouragement. In addition we learn how to keep focusing on Jesus, develop spiritual friendships and reach out to others in love. In this small book you will meet more than a dozen spiritual companions who will shape and transform your journey with God.
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Studio: Regent College Publishing
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.31" Weight: 0.39 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2005
Publisher Regent College Publishing
ISBN 1573833509 ISBN13 9781573833509
Availability 53 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 25, 2016 01:33.
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More About Mark Harris
For fifteen years, Mark Harris worked as a writer and editor covering movies, television and books for "Entertainment Weekly," where he now writes the "Final Cut" back-page column. He has written about pop culture for several other magazines as well. A graduate of Yale University, he lives in New York City with his husband, Tony Kushner.
Reviews - What do customers think about Companions for Your Spiritual Journey: Discovering the Disciplines of the Saints?
A Wonderful Review of Christian Spirituality Mar 16, 2000
This book was such an uplifting work. Christians of all denominations, and non-Christians too, will find this to be a spiritually rewarding work. It caused me to honestly reflect on so many issues, and made me realize that the struggles we sometimes face are not necessarily unique - or unconquerable. The book is well written, sometimes laugh-out-loud funny (i.e., "peanut head") and very honest. The author shares himself without aires or the "holier than thou" pretenses that sometimes accompany religious writings. It was definately worth the purchase, and I'm happy to have stumbled upon it.