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The Mystic Way of Evangelism: A Contemplative Vision for Christian Outreach

The Mystic Way of Evangelism: A Contemplative Vision for Christian Outreach

by Elaine A. Heath
The Mystic Way of Evangelism: A Contemplative Vision for Christian Outreach

The Mystic Way of Evangelism: A Contemplative Vision for Christian Outreach

by Elaine A. Heath

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Overview

Elaine Heath brings a fresh perspective to the theory and practice of evangelism by approaching it through contemplative spirituality. This thoroughly revised edition includes a new study guide.

Praise for the First Edition

Outreach Resource of the Year Award Winner

"[Heath's] biographies of the mystics are inspiring, and her emphases on suffering and spiritual depth as the antidote to a prepackaged, method-obsessed, consumer-oriented evangelistic approach are refreshing."—Outreach


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801098598
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/07/2017
Edition description: 2nd Edition
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Elaine A. Heath (PhD, Duquesne University) is professor of missional and pastoral theology at Duke Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina. An ordained United Methodist minister, she is a frequent retreat speaker and has experience as a pastor and spiritual director. She has authored a number of books, including We Were the Least of These.

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction
Part One: Purgation
1. Into the Night
Part Two: Illumination
2. Love Is God's Meaning
3. Broken Bread and Poured Out Wine
4. Coming Home to Love
5. Healing the Threefold Wound
6. Redeeming the Earth
Part Three: Union
7. A Hermeneutic of Love
8. Giving Ourselves Away
9. Homing Prayer
10. New Tongues of Fire
11. Your Will Be Done on Earth
Epilogue: Out of the Night
Appendix: Corporate Experiences of the Dark Night
Study Guide
Index

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