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Cokesbury

The Wisdom of Stability

Rooting Faith in a Mobile Culture
$9.99
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Discussion around the bestseller The Benedict Option by Rod Dreher has led many people to want to know more about Benedictine principles.

In an age where we might email a friend in Africa, Skype a co-worker in Brazil, and teleconference with people in different time zones-all in one day-the sheer speed of life can be dizzying. Like children stumbling off a merry-go-round, says Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, we are grasping for something to anchor our lives in a sea of constant change.

In The Wisdom of Stability, Wilson-Hartgrove illuminates the biblical and monastic understanding of why staying in one place is both a virtue and good for you. "For the Christian tradition," he writes, "the heart's true home is a life rooted in the love of God." When we cultivate an inner stability of heart - by rooting ourselves in the places where we live, engaging the people we are with, and by the simple rhythms of tending to body and soul - true growth can happen. The Wisdom of Stability is a must-read for pastors, leaders, and anyone seeking an authentic path of Christian transformation.

​​"In whatever place you live, do not easily leave it." -Abba Anthony

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    • SKU: 9781557258151
    • Manufacturer: Paraclete Pr
    • Author: Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove
    • ISBN 13: 9781557258151
    • Publication Date: 05/01/2010
    • Format: Electronic Media
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