Spirituality old & new: recovering authentic spiritual life

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Intervarsity Pr, Jun 1, 2007 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 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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A Needed Voice

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Bloesch was a gift to the church. He had a wonderful ability to see and present complex issues with clarity. In the church today, there is a justifiable desire to live out our faith in a way that ... Read full review

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Bloesch contrasts evangelical spirituality with Christian mysticism (the ancients) and the new spirituality of the day. In typical Bloesch fashion, the coverage is immense and impressive. He is ... Read full review

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Contents

Acknowledgments
11
Introduction
17
In Quest of Spirituality
25
Copyright

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Donald G. Bloesch (1928-2010) earned his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and was professor of theology emeritus at Dubuque Theological Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa. He did postdoctoral work at the universities of Oxford, T?bingen and Basel. He wrote numerous books, includingFaith and Its Counterfeits, Evangelical Theology in Transition, Theological Notebook: Volume 3, Essentials of Evangelical Theology, The Future of Evangelical Christianity, The Struggle of Prayer, Spirituality Old & New, Freedom for Obedience and the seven-volume Christian Foundations series. He also served for a time as president of the Midwest Division of the American Theological Society.

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