To Pray God's Will / Edition 1

To Pray God's Will / Edition 1

by Ben Campbell Johnson
     
 

Looking upon Christian life as a spiritual journey, Ben Campbell Johnson discusses the importance of prayer for those who want to continue their progress toward God. He shows that the life of prayer involves all the human faculties—reason, imagination, emotion, and will. As ways of deepening knowledge and love of God, he considers meditation and contemplation

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Overview

Looking upon Christian life as a spiritual journey, Ben Campbell Johnson discusses the importance of prayer for those who want to continue their progress toward God. He shows that the life of prayer involves all the human faculties—reason, imagination, emotion, and will. As ways of deepening knowledge and love of God, he considers meditation and contemplation and gives helpful suggestions for their practice. He shows how a deeper awareness of God has social implications and leads to a vision of a transformed world. Johnson discusses his own need for a guide on the spiritual journey, illustrating how such a companion can help others. He emphasizes the importance of keeping a journal and gives practical help in getting started with it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664240851
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
11/19/1987
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.31(d)

Meet the Author

Ben Campbell Johnson is Professor Emeritus of Christian Spirituality at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia. He is the author of a number of books, including Discerning God's Will and Speaking of God, both published by WJK.

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