Spiritual Classics: Selected Readings on the Twelve Spiritual Disciplines

Paperback | November 13, 2007

byRichard J. Foster, Emilie Griffin, Renovare

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The Brightest Lights of the Christian Tradition

St. Augustine, Thomas Merton, Fredrick Buechner, Evelyn Underhill, A.W. Tozer, G.K. Chesterton, Thomas More, Martin Luther King, Jr., Amy Carmichael, Simone Weil, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Hildegard of Bingen, John Milton, Dorothy Day, Leo Tolstoy, Gerard Manley Hopkins, and more. . .

From nearly two thousand years of Christian writing comes Spiritual Classcs,fifty–two selections complete with a profile of each author, guided meditations for group and individual use, and reflections containing questions and exercises. Editors Richard Foster and Emilie Griffith offer their expertise by selecting inspirational writings and including their own commentary and recommendations for further guided reading and exploration.

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 This compilation of 52 writings on all 12 spiritual disciplines includes the words of some of the world’s beloved writers. Drawing on the heritage of 2,000 years of Christianity, A.W. Tozer, Frederick Buechner, G.K. Chesterton, Amy Carmichael, St. Augustine, Evelyn Underhill, Thomas Metson, Doris Day, Martin Luther King, Jr., Simone W...

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The Brightest Lights of the Christian TraditionSt. Augustine, Thomas Merton, Fredrick Buechner, Evelyn Underhill, A.W. Tozer, G.K. Chesterton, Thomas More, Martin Luther King, Jr., Amy Carmichael, Simone Weil, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Hildegard of Bingen, John Milton, Dorothy Day, Leo Tolstoy, Gerard Manley Hopkins, and more. . . Fr...

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THE BRIGHTEST LIGHTS OF THE CHRISTIAN TRADITIONSt. Augustine, Thomas Merton, Frederick Buechner, Evelyn Underhill, A. W. Tozer, G. K. Chesterton, Thomas More, Martin Luther King, Jr., Amy Carmichael Simone Weil, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Hildegard of Bingen, John Milton, Dorothy Day, Leo Tolstoy, Gerard Manley Hopkins, And more...Fro...

Richard J. Foster is the author of several bestselling books, including Prayer and Streams of Living Water. He is the founder of Renovaré, an intrachurch movement committed to the renewal of the Church in all her multifaceted expressions, and a general editor of The Renovaré Spiritual Formation Bible.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9.25 × 7.38 × 1 inPublished:November 13, 2007Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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 This compilation of 52 writings on all 12 spiritual disciplines includes the words of some of the world’s beloved writers. Drawing on the heritage of 2,000 years of Christianity, A.W. Tozer, Frederick Buechner, G.K. Chesterton, Amy Carmichael, St. Augustine, Evelyn Underhill, Thomas Metson, Doris Day, Martin Luther King, Jr., Simone Weil and others offer challenging and poignant writings on Christianity. Spiritual Classics also includes profiles of the contributors, excerpts from their works, and reflections, scriptures and exercises as well as meditations. Richard J. Foster includes his own teachings as well.