Eat This Book: A Conversation in the Art of Spiritual Reading / Edition 1

Eat This Book: A Conversation in the Art of Spiritual Reading / Edition 1

by Eugene H. Peterson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0802829481

ISBN-13: 9780802829481

Pub. Date: 12/15/2005

Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company

Eugene Peterson maintains that how we read the Bible is as important as that we read it. The second volume of Peterson's momentous five-part work on spiritual theology, Eat This Book challenges us to read the Scriptures on their own terms, as God's revelation, and to live them as we read them. Countering the widespread practice of using the Bible for self-serving

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Overview

Eugene Peterson maintains that how we read the Bible is as important as that we read it. The second volume of Peterson's momentous five-part work on spiritual theology, Eat This Book challenges us to read the Scriptures on their own terms, as God's revelation, and to live them as we read them. Countering the widespread practice of using the Bible for self-serving purposes, Peterson here serves readers with a nourishing entrée into the formative, life-changing art of spiritual reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802829481
Publisher:
Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date:
12/15/2005
Pages:
186
Product dimensions:
6.62(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

1"The forbidding discipline of spiritual reading"1
2The holy family at table with holy scripture15
3Scripture as text : learning what God reveals23
4Scripture as form : following the way of Jesus37
5Scripture as script : playing our part in the spirit59
6Caveat lector81
7"Ears thou hast dug for me"90
8God's secretaries121
9The message137
AppSome writers on spiritual reading177

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