Streams of Living Water: Essential Practices from the Six Great Traditions of Christian Faith

Paperback | November 27, 2001

byRichard J. Foster

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The author of the bestselling celebration of discipline explores the great traditions of Christian spirituality and their role in spiritual renewal today.

In this landmark work, Foster examines the "streams of living water" –– the six dimensions of faith and practice that define Christian tradition. He lifts up the enduring character of each tradition and shows how a variety of practices, from individual study and retreat to disciplines of service and community, are all essential elements of growth and maturity. Foster examines the unique contributions of each of these traditions and offers as examples the inspiring stories of faithful people whose lives defined each of these "streams."

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The author of the bestselling celebration of discipline explores the great traditions of Christian spirituality and their role in spiritual renewal today. In this landmark work, Foster examines the "streams of living water" –– the six dimensions of faith and practice that define Christian tradition. He lifts up the enduring character...

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In this landmark work, Foster examines these "streams of living water" - the six dimensions of faith and practice that define Christian tradition. He lifts up the enduring character of each tradition in the midst of constantly evolving faith and shows how a variety of practices, from individual study and retreat to disciplines of servi...

Richard J. Foster is the author of several bestselling books, including Celebration of Discipline, Streams of Living Water, Life with God, and Prayer, which was Christianity Today's Book of the Year and the winner of the Gold Medallion Award from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. He is the founder of RenovarÉ, an organi...

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Format:PaperbackPublished:November 27, 2001Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060628227

ISBN - 13:9780060628222

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great book Using examples from history, the New Testament, and today, Foster outlines the characteristics, benefits, and pitfalss of the 6 major Christian spiritual traditions and points to what all of us, whatever our tradition, can learn from each. Excellent resource for thouse who are interested in holding hads across Christian traditions as well as those who want to enrich their lives by learning from Christian spiritualities other than their own.
Date published: 2009-01-14

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“Streams of Living Water’ is a book that will make you adore God.” (Dallas Willard, author of The Divine Conspiracy)