The Brazos Introduction to Christian Spirituality

The Brazos Introduction to Christian Spirituality

by Evan B. Howard

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Overview

Evan Howard provides a solid and comprehensive overview of spiritual formation in the Protestant, Catholic, and Eastern Orthodox traditions in The Brazos Introduction to Christian Spirituality. In short, Howard desires to answer the following question for readers: "What does relationship with God look like for Christians?" The book is interdisciplinary in its approach, drawing from fields such as theology and psychology. What makes this book especially accessible are its chapter outlines and objectives, sidebars, focus boxes, charts, pictures, cartoons, chapter summaries and questions, and glossary, all of which present the material in an easily digestible format for the curious layperson.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781587430381
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/15/2008
Pages: 496
Sales rank: 1,187,692
Product dimensions: 7.16(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.52(d)

About the Author

Evan B. Howard (PhD, Graduate Theological Union) founded and directs the Spirituality Shoppe, an evangelical center for the study of Christian spirituality. In addition, he is a lecturer in philosophy and religion at Mesa State College in Grand Junction, Colorado, as well as the author of Affirming the Touch of God: A Psychological and Philosophical Exploration of Christian Discernment and Praying the Scriptures: A Field Guide for Your Spiritual Journey.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
1. Introducing Christian Spirituality
2. Exploring Christian Spirituality
3. Human Experience
4. The God of Christian Spirituality
5. Christian Experience
6. The Divine-Human Relationship
7. Christian Transformation
8. Christian Spiritual Formation
9. The Life of Prayer
10. The Life of Care
11. Christian Discernment
12. The Renewal of Christian Spirituality

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