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The mystic way of evangelism : a contemplative vision for Christian outreach

Author: Elaine A Heath
Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI : Baker Academic, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although each generation searches for effective ways to be salt and light, Elaine Heath argues that the church is currently in an especially difficult placea dark night of the soul. She calls the church to embrace, rather than ignore, its difficulties and find different ways of doing outreach. Heath brings a fresh perspective to the theory and practice of evangelism by approaching it through contemplative  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elaine A Heath
ISBN: 9780801033254 080103325X
OCLC Number: 226389288
Description: 207 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Purgation --
Into the night --
Illumination --
Love is God's meaning --
Broken bread and poured out wine --
Coming home to love --
Healing the threefold wound --
Redeeming the earth --
Union --
A hermeneutic of love --
Giving ourselves away --
Homing prayer --
New tongues of fire --
Your will be done on earth --
Epilogue: Out of the night.
Responsibility: Elaine A. Heath.
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