Practicing Our Faith: A Way of Life for a Searching People

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Dorothy C. Bass
John Wiley & Sons, Dec 15, 2009 - Religion - 304 pages

An updated edition of the down-to-earth resource that offerstwelve practices to make Christian faith a way of life

Many Christians are looking for ways to deepen theirrelationship with God by practicing their faith in everyday life.This best-selling guide helps take belief out of the realm oftheory and shows how to live it out in a series of twelve centralpractices such as hospitality, forgiveness, healing, testimony, andkeeping Sabbath. Designed to work across a wide range of Christianlaypeople, leaders, denominations, and study groups, this is thesecond edition of the book that Theology called "... astimulating contribution to the work of making explicit theconnection between what Christians do and what they believe."

  • Contains information on the practices discussed in the book andshows how they relate to and intersect with prayer, worship, andBible study
  • Offers a guide for conversation, learning, and growth at theback of the book
  • This updated and expanded new edition includes a newintroduction and two additional chapters that describes newinsights into and experiences with the "practicing our faith"approach

The book includes a variety of prominent contributors, who drawon their rich shared experience as believers, theologians,ethicists, and educators.

 

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Dorothy C. Bass is a writer, noted church historian, and director of the Valparaiso Project on the Education and Formation of People in Faith.

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