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Richard J. Foster teaches readers how to use the classical Christian techniques of meditation to enhance times of prayer.
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Overview

Richard J. Foster teaches readers how to use the classical Christian techniques of meditation to enhance times of prayer.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780877841975
  • Publisher: InterVarsity Press
  • Publication date: 12/1/1984
  • Series: IVP Booklets Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Product dimensions: 3.54 (w) x 5.04 (h) x 0.16 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard J. Foster (D.Th.P., Fuller Theological Seminary) is founder of Renovaré in Denver, Colorado. He is the author of many books, including Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth, which has sold over two million copies worldwide, Prayer: Finding the Heart's True Home, Freedom of Simplicity: Finding Harmony in a Complex World, and coauthor (with Gayle Beebe) of Longing for God: Seven Paths of Christian Devotion.
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Table of Contents

Introduction The Biblical Basis for Meditative Prayer The Purpose of Meditative Prayer Sanctifying the Imagination Steps ito Meditative Prayer Reading with the Heart Seven Practical Problems The Wellspring of Meditation Further Study in Meditation
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 29, 2007

    Priceless...

    In this 'little blue book' Richard Foster speaks of the secret hiding place in God found through contemplative prayer. It's similar to what some today have coined 'soaking prayer' Richard talks about how to find that place of oneness with God and live and out of that place, giving a pattern a beginner may follow, if needed. He uses teachings and quotes from many of the profound contemplative 'mystics' of past and present, such as Jeanne Guyon, Teresa of Avila, brother Lawrence, Thomas a Kempis, Mother Teresa, and Henri Nowen amongst others. I would highly recommend this book to anyone seeking information on contemplative/medatative/soaking prayer. if you're already practicing this method, I'd recommend you buy this book in multiple quantities and pass as tracks. Many have found a deeper path with the Lord as a result of this 'little blue book.' I believe this book is being packaged as a quantity of 5. You may want to double check. They're usually sold for $1.00 to $1.50 each

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