"It's not just that Jesus was a Jew, Jesus still is a Jew. Engaging Jewish practice and tradition is one important way of overcoming the gaps that we sometimes feel exsist between Jesus and ourselves." So begins Lauren Winner on the powerful new Mudhouse Sabbath DVD: Seven Ways of Christian Formation Inspired by the Jewishness of Jesus. Designed to be a course in Christian formation all by itself, or as a companion to her bestselling book, this resource will challenge you to:
Lauren F. Winner
- Encounter the Jewish context that nurtured Jesus
- Explore spiritual practices of hospitality, mindful eating, prayer and fasting, and mourning
- Deepen your Christian faith by incorporating these things into your life.
is the bestselling author of three books, including Girl Meets God
and Mudhouse Sabbath: An Invitation to a Life of Spiritual Discipline
. Dr. Winner has appeared on PBS's Religion & Ethics Newsweekly
and has served as a commentator on NPR's "All Things Considered." She writes and lectures widely on Christian practice, the history of Christianity in America, and Jewish-Christian relations. She is Assistant Professor of Christian Spirituality at Duke Divinity School.