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Growing in the Life of Faith, Second Edition

Education and Christian Practices
  • By Craig Dykstra
Product Description
Identifying a widespread hunger for guidance in people's quest today for a genuine encounter with God, Craig Dykstra explores the contributions of the traditions, education, worship practices, and disciplines of the Reformed Christian community in helping people to grow in faith. This new edition includes a foreword by Dorothy Bass, Director of the Valparaiso Project on the Education and Formation of People in Faith, and a study guide by Syd Hielema, professor at Dordt College in Sioux City, Iowa. From Dorothy Bass's foreword: 'What does it mean to live the Christian life faithfully and well? And how can we help one another to do so?' I recently heard Craig offer these two questions as a summary of his life-long interests. As he notes early in Growing in the Life of Faith, the ongoing forms of Christian living in his family and church were determinative in planting these questions in his mind and shaping his answers to them. He insists that thinking and doing cannot be separated-and neither can believing and living, education and its content, or theology and the means of sharing it with others. This is where 'practices' come in-not at all through a simplistic 'putting ideas into

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780664227586
    • Manufacturer: Westminster Pr
    • ISBN 13: 9780664227586
    • ISBN 10: 0664227589
    • Language of Text: English
    • Publication Date: 03/01/2005
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Craig Dykstra
    • Page Count: 206
    • Width: 6.12 inches
    • Height: 0.66 inches
    • Length: 9.04 inches
    • Weight: 0.72 pounds
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