The Shape of Living: Spiritual Directions for Everyday Life

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Baker Book House Company, 1998 - Religion - 201 pages
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Cambridge theologian David Ford has written a masterful book on tapping into the deep resources of God to provide directions for everyday life, life that in our times is marked by information overload, insecurity, and overwhelming responsibility.

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User Review  - Phil - Goodreads

I picked up this book at my local university library and I thought it might be an interesting read. I admit it left me a little flat, not so much because it is wrong, but, for some reason, it just ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tim - Goodreads

The Shape of Living begins slowly, talking of overwhelmings and quoting poetry, not sounding anything like evangelical self-help literature. Ford, Regius Professor of Divinity at Cambridge, is ... Read full review

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Contents

Foreword by George Carey Archbishop
9
Faces and Voices
29
Vocations and Compulsions
51
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

David F. Ford is Regius Professor of Divinity at the University of Cambridge. He is the author of numerous books, including: "Christian Wisdom: Desiring God and Learning in Love" (2007), "The Modern Theologians, 3rd edition" (edited with Rachel Muers, Blackwell, 2005), and "Theology: A Very Short Introduction" (2000). He is a member of the editorial board of a number of major journals, including "Modern Theology "and "Scottish Journal of Theology,

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