• The Great Quest
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    The Great Quest

    Invitation to an Examined Life and a Sure Path to Meaning

    by Os Guinness

    What is life all about? Is there any meaning to our existence? Os Guinness invites us to examine our lives and join the quest for meaning and a life well lived. Calling for a firm grasp of reason, an honest awareness of conscience, and a living sense of wonder, this volume invites you to come and find yourself on a sure path to meaning.

  • Restless Devices
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    Restless Devices

    Recovering Personhood, Presence, and Place in the Digital Age

    by Felicia Wu Song

    We're being formed by our devices. Unpacking the soft tyranny of the digital age, Felicia Wu Song combines insights from psychology, neuroscience, sociology, and theology as she considers digital practices through the lens of "liturgy" and formation. Exploring pathways of meaningful resistance found in Christian tradition, this resource offers practical experiments for individual and communal change.

  • Welcome, Holy Spirit
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    Welcome, Holy Spirit

    A Theological and Experiential Introduction

    by Gordon T. Smith

    How can we cultivate both fresh understanding and fresh experience of the Holy Spirit, no matter what our theological tradition? This much-needed master class on pneumatology from Gordon Smith encourages us to hold biblical convictions firmly but gracefully as the guiding principles of discernment and humility help us intentionally live Spirit-responsive lives day by day.

  • Changed into His Likeness
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    Changed into His Likeness

    A Biblical Theology of Personal Transformation

    New Studies in Biblical Theology

    by J. Gary Millar
    Series edited by D. A. Carson

    When it comes to the Christian life, what exactly can we expect with regard to personal transformation? In this NSBT volume Gary Millar explores the nature of gospel-shaped change, focusing on "life in the middle"—between the change that is brought about when we become Christians and the final change in which we will be raised with Christ.

  • Sacred Rhythms
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    Sacred Rhythms

    Arranging Our Lives for Spiritual Transformation

    The IVP Signature Collection

    by Ruth Haley Barton

    Do you long for a deep, fundamental change in your life with God? Drawing on the monastic tradition of creating a "rule of life" that allows for regular space for the practice of spiritual disciplines, Ruth Haley Barton takes you more deeply into understanding seven key disciplines along with practical ideas for weaving them into everyday life.

  • Christian Apologetics
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    Christian Apologetics

    A Comprehensive Case for Biblical Faith

    by Douglas Groothuis

    The Christian faith offers people hope. But how can we know that Christianity is true? How can Christians confidently present their beliefs in the face of doubts and competing views? In this second edition of a landmark apologetics text, Douglas Groothuis makes a clear and rigorous case for Christian theism, addressing the most common questions and objections raised regarding Christianity.

  • The Soul of Desire
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    The Soul of Desire

    Discovering the Neuroscience of Longing, Beauty, and Community

    by Curt Thompson
    Foreword by Makoto Fujimura

    Desire and beauty go hand in hand. But both our craving to be known and our ability to create beauty have been marred by shame and trauma, collapsing our imagination for what God has for us. Weaving together neuroscience and spiritual formation, psychiatrist Curt Thompson presents a powerful picture of what it means to be human.

  • Forming Resilient Children
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    Forming Resilient Children

    The Role of Spiritual Formation for Healthy Development

    by Holly Catterton Allen
    Foreword by Catherine Stonehouse

    We can't protect children from all hardships, but we can promote healthy development that fosters resilience. In this interdisciplinary work, Holly Catterton Allen equips educators, counselors, children's ministers, and parents with ways of developing children's spirituality so they can persevere when facing trauma and thrive in challenging times.

  • Calling in Context
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    Calling in Context

    Social Location and Vocational Formation

    by Susan L. Maros

    Is the concept of calling universal? God calls all people, yes—but calling is not a monolithic concept. This path-breaking book helps Christians in the United States see how social location shapes assumptions and experiences with vocation, critically examining the cultural priorities of vocation that emphasize certainty, career paths, and personal achievement.

  • Christian Meditation in Clinical Practice
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    Christian Meditation in Clinical Practice

    A Four-Step Model and Workbook for Therapists and Clients

    Christian Association for Psychological Studies Books

    by Joshua J. Knabb

    What would it look like to turn to the Christian faith to cultivate meditation practices? Presenting Christian meditation as an alternative to Buddhist-informed mindfulness, this workbook from Dr. Joshua Knabb offers a Christian-sensitive approach to meditation in clinical practice, focusing on both building theory and providing replicable practices for Christian clients and their therapists.

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