Christian Spirituality: An Introduction

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John Wiley & Sons, May 30, 2013 - Religion - 224 pages
This text fills the need for a clear, informative, helpful and well-written introduction to Christian spirituality.
  • Includes a detailed guide to resources in spirituality available on the Internet
  • Written by a leading theological educationalist in a clear and accessible manner
  • Encourages active engagement with primary sources through worked case studies
 

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Prof. Alister McGrath is a moderately conservative theologian and an ordained minister of the Church of England. This text fills the need for a clear, informative, helpful and well-written ... Read full review

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It's McGrath, what can one say? Level one text book and very good of its kind. As many others have said - I expect students to use McGrath's books of this kind at level one and would be very worried ... Read full review

Contents

1 INTRODUCTION
1
2 TYPES OF CHRISTIAN SPIRITUALITY
8
BASIC ISSUES
25
CASE STUDIES
35
5 BIBLICAL IMAGES AND CHRISTIAN SPIRITUALITY
82
VISUALIZATION AND SPATIALIZATION IN CHRISTIAN SPIRITUALITY
110
ENGAGING THE TRADITION
135
INTERNET RESOURCES
175
GLOSSARY OF TERMS
178
SOURCES OF CITATIONS
191
FOR FURTHER READING
198
INDEX
202
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Alister E. McGrath is Principal of Wycliffe College, Oxford. His previous publications include Science and Religion (Blackwell Publishers, 1998), The Foundations of Dialogue in Science and Religion (Blackwell Publishers,1998), An Introduction to Christianity (Blackwell Publishers, 1997), Christian Theology: An Introduction, Second Edition (Blackwell Publishers, 1997) and The Christian Theology Reader (Blackwell Publishers, 1996), amongst many others.

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