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Devotional classics : selected readings for individuals and groups

Author: Richard J Foster; James Bryan Smith
Publisher: [San Francisco] : HarperSanFrancisco, ©1993.
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Nurture and strength from 52 Christian devotional classics for individual study and group use--from Renovare, a movement committed to spiritual renewal. The readings have been chosen to introduce the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard J Foster; James Bryan Smith
ISBN: 0060669667 9780060669669
OCLC Number: 26857182
Notes: "A Renovaré resource for spiritual renewal."
Description: ix, 353 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: C. S. Lewis : giving all to Christ --
Dallas Willard : the cost of nondiscipleship --
Jonathan Edwards : engagement of the heart --
Francis de Sales : one true devotion --
John of the Cross : purifying the soul --
Bernard of Clairvaux : four degrees of love --
François Fénelon : a will no longer divided --
St. Augustine : complete surrender --
Thomas Merton : ways of meditation --
Julian of Norwich : the highest form of prayer --
Lancelot Andrews : a light that never sets --
Brother Lawrence : an habitual sense of God's presence --
Douglas V. Steere : the inner springs of prayer --
Henri J. M. Nouwen : bringing solitude into our lives --
George A. Buttrick : a simple regimen of private prayer --
Søren Kierkegaard : praying to will one thing --
Evelyn Underhill : what do we mean by prayer? --
Frank Laubach : opening windows to God --
John Baillie : morning prayers --
Martin Luther : praying in faith --
Jean-Nicholas Grou : the prayer of silence --
Theologica Germanica : from the outer to the inner person --
Gregory of Nyssa : running the race --
Richard Rolle : the spiritual flame --
John Calvin : the joy of self-denial --
Blaise Pascal : falling into presumption --
Benedict of Nursia : the ladder of humility --
Thomas à Kempis : dealing with temptations --
William Law : God the rule and measure --
Teresa of Ávila : striving to make progress --
Thomas Kelly : becoming a holy sanctuary of adoration --
Catherine of Genoa : waiting upon God --
George Fox : walking in the power of God --
Ignatius of Loyola : movements produced in the soul --
Jean-Pierre de Caussade : the present moment --
Isaac Pennington : waiting for breathings from his Spirit --
John Bunyan : exercising the gift --
William Temple : the church's impact on society --
John Woolman : breaking the yoke of oppression --
Hannah Whitall Smith : recovering the joy of service --
Jeremy Taylor : the grace of humility --
Elizabeth O'Connor : dealing with money --
John Wesley : loving one another --
Catherine of Siena : overflowing with love --
Dietrich Bonhoeffer : Christ in community --
E. Stanley Jones : the habit of reading the Bible daily --
Sadhu Sundar Singh : sharing the joy with others --
Francis of Assisi : a harvest of souls --
Madame Guyon : praying the Scripture --
John Chrysostom : sermon on dying --
Charles Spurgeon : sermon on revival --
Watchman Nee : evangelism.
Responsibility: edited by Richard J. Foster and James Bryan Smith.

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