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Cokesbury

Spiritual Traditions for the Contemporary Church

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This volume offers a comprehensive intellectual and experiential introduction to Christian spirituality. It embraces spiritual traditions from the Patristic period to the present day. Part I, "The Roots of Contemporary Western Spirituality," covers spiritual types that have been fundamental in shaping spiritual practice. Part II, "Distinctive Spiritual Traditions," offers major introductory essays on spiritual traditions formed by such notable figures as Luther, Wesley, Ignatius, and John of the Cross, as well as ecclesiastical traditions such as Anglicanism. Part III, "The Feminine Dimension in Christian Spirituality," is devoted to Marian Spirituality, holy women, and feminism. Each of the fourteen chapters is followed by a practicum which enables readers to assimilate the practice prescribed into their own devotional life .

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This volume offers a comprehensive intellectual and experiential introduction to Christian spirituality. It embraces spiritual traditions from the Patristic period to the present day. Part I, "The Roots of Contemporary Western Spirituality," covers spiritual types that have been fundamental in shaping spiritual practice. Part II, "Distinctive Spiritual Traditions," offers major introductory essays on spiritual traditions formed by such notable figures as Luther, Wesley, Ignatius, and John of the Cross, as well as ecclesiastical traditions such as Anglicanism. Part III, "The Feminine Dimension in Christian Spirituality," is devoted to Marian Spirituality, holy women, and feminism. Each of the fourteen chapters is followed by a practicum which enables readers to assimilate the practice prescribed into their own devotional life .

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780687392339
    • Manufacturer: Abingdon Press
    • ISBN 13: 9780687392339
    • UMPH: 392330
    • ISBN 10: 0687392330
    • Language of Text: English
    • Publication Date: 05/01/1990
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Robin M. Van L. Maas
    • Author: Gabriel Odonnell
    • Page Count: 466
    • Width: 5.98 inches
    • Height: 0.99 inches
    • Length: 8.92 inches
    • Weight: 1.50 pounds
    • SKU: 9781426775048
    • Manufacturer: Abingdon Press
    • ISBN 13: 9781426775048
    • Language of Text: English
    • Publication Date: 05/01/1990
    • Format: Electronic Media
    • Author: Robin M. Van L. Maas
    • Author: Gabriel Odonnell
    • Page Count: 466
    • Width: 5.98 inches
    • Height: 0.99 inches
    • Length: 8.92 inches
    • Weight: 1.46 pounds
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