Spirituality Old & New: Recovering Authentic Spiritual Life

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InterVarsity Press, May 11, 2007 - Religion - 191 pages
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Donald Bloesch surveys this history of Christian thinking on the nature of the spiritual life. In his own charitable, ecumenical yet evangelical way he provides incisive guidance toward a genuine Christian spirituality that is firmly rooted in biblical faith and fully aware of the positive contributions of various streams of Christian tradition, while critically engaging the current plethora of options being offered today.
  

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Contents

Acknowledgments
11
Introduction
17
Christian Mysticism and Gnosticism
71
For Christ and His Kingdom
139
Thérèse of Lisieux An Evangelical Saint?
151
Notes
161
Name Index
186
Scripture Index
192
Christian Mysticism and Gnosticism 71
71
Biblical Personalism 77
77
The New Spirituality 101
101
The New Age Movement 116
116
Worldviews in Collision 125
125
An Unresolved Tension 137
137
For Christ and His Kingdom 139
139
Thérèse of Lisieux An Evangelical Saint? 151
151

Acknowledgments 11
11
Introduction 17
17
In Quest of Spirituality 25
25
Types of Spirituality 34
34
Classical Mysticism 49
49
Notes 161
161
Name Index 186
186
Scripture Index 192
192
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Donald G. Bloesch is professor of theology emeritus at Dubusque Theological Seminary in Dubusque Iowa.

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