Speaking Of God / Edition 1

Speaking Of God / Edition 1

by Ben Campbell Johnson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0664252001

ISBN-13: 9780664252007

Pub. Date: 10/19/1991

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

Many mainline churches today have members (both laity and clergy) who find it a problem to speak face-to-face about God. This creative book offers a theological foundation, practical suggestions, and a positive model for sharing faith. Ben Campbell Johnson combines evangelism and spiritual guidance in order to provide a fresh image and a new style of faith sharing.

Overview

Many mainline churches today have members (both laity and clergy) who find it a problem to speak face-to-face about God. This creative book offers a theological foundation, practical suggestions, and a positive model for sharing faith. Ben Campbell Johnson combines evangelism and spiritual guidance in order to provide a fresh image and a new style of faith sharing. He gives a model of spiritual direction that offers a positive, attractive way of doing face-to-face evangelical work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664252007
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
10/19/1991
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
0.44(w) x 5.00(h) x 8.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface9
Chapter 1God-Speech: A Crisis in Evangelism11
Chapter 2The Spiritual Guide Through the Ages31
Chapter 3The Theological Structure of Spiritual Guidance48
Chapter 4The Style of the Spiritual Guide65
Chapter 5A Closer Look at the Person83
Chapter 6A Faith-Awareness Spectrum100
Chapter 7The Role of Discernment117
Chapter 8Making the Connection134
Chapter 9Person, Process, and Pitfalls152
Chapter 10Toward a Reformed Church168
Notes183
Bibliography187

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