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Soul feast : an invitation to the Christian spiritual life

Author: Marjorie J Thompson
Publisher: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The author provides guidance and help to those who wish to explore the riches of Christian spirituality. A framework for understanding the spiritual disciplines, as well as instruction in developing and nuturing those practices is offered. Discussions are on prayer, spiritual reading, worship, fasting, self-examination, and hospitality.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marjorie J Thompson
ISBN: 0664255485 9780664255480
OCLC Number: 31934282
Description: xviii, 173 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Hunger and thirst for the Spirit : the spiritual yearning of our time --
Chewing the Bread of the Word : the nature and practice of spiritual reading --
Communication and communion with God : approaches to prayer --
Gathered in the Spirit : our common worship --
The practice of self-emptying : rediscovering the fast --
Of conscience and consciousness : self-examination, confession, and awareness --
Companions on the journey : the gift of spiritual direction --
Entertaining angels unawares : the spirit of hospitality --
Putting it all together : developing a rule of life.
Responsibility: Marjorie J. Thompson ; [foreword by Henri J.M. Nouwen].

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