Pilgrim Practices

Pilgrim Practices

by Kristopher Norris


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781610978651
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 03/19/2012
Pages: 162
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.37(d)

About the Author

Kristopher Norris is an ordained Baptist minister and PhD candidate in Theology and Ethics at the University of Virginia. He received previous ministry degrees from Duke University Divinity School and Emory University. Originally from North Carolina, he currently lives in Charlottesville, VA.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Foreword xi

Introduction: Community in a Survivor Culture xiii

Part I Pilgrims on the Way

1 The Pilgrim Road, or Why Practices Matter 3

2 "iChurch," or Why Church Matters 13

3 Participating with God, or The Original (Missional) Church 21

Part II Eight Pilgrim Practices

4 Believing: Faith Beyond Limits 35

5 Listening: I Never Forget My Face 44

6 Welcoming: Living Upside Down 52

7 Committing: Gone off the Deep End 62

8 Speaking Wisely: The Myth of Sticks and Stones 71

9 Witnessing: I Pledge Allegiance … 78

10 Caring: If We Are with Them 90

11 Praying: The Problem of Independence 102

Afterword: It Takes a Church … 113

Pilgrim Practices Discussion Guide 117

Endnotes 121

Index of Names and Subjects 139

Index of Scripture References 141

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