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    Mindful Silence

    The Heart of Christian Contemplation

    by Phileena Heuertz
    Foreword by Richard Rohr
    Afterword by Kirsten Powers

    The hallmarks of contemplative spirituality—solitude, silence, and stillness—have never been more important for our fast-paced society. Filled with insights and wisdom from her own experience, Phileena Heuertz introduces us to themes and teachers of contemplative spirituality, as well as several prayer practices, and invites us to greater healing and wholeness by learning to practice faith through prayer.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Pocket Dictionary of Christian Spirituality

    The IVP Pocket Reference Series

    by Don Thorsen

    This pocket dictionary is an A to Z introduction and resource for curious newcomers and novice students of spirituality. Don Thorsen charts the Christian spiritual pilgrimage through its many traditions, schools of thought, and tested practices. Among the over 300 definitions you'll find terms and ideas, traditions and movements, practices and rituals, and texts and theology.

    Introductory Introductory
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    hardcover

    The Magnificent Journey

    Living Deep in the Kingdom

    Apprentice Resources

    by James Bryan Smith

    There is a road to life in the unshakeable kingdom of God, but it's not an easy journey. In this book James Bryan Smith shows us the better road, the road less travelled, but the road full of riches. Along the way he introduces us to new spiritual practices that will provide the sustenance we need for the deepest, most joy-filled journey of our lives—the journey into the heart of God.

    Introductory Introductory
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    hardcover

    The Magnificent Story

    Uncovering a Gospel of Beauty, Goodness, and Truth

    Apprentice Resources

    by James Bryan Smith

    What is the story you have been told about the gospel? James Bryan Smith, author of the bestselling book The Good and Beautiful God, brings us this spiritual formation resource full of field-tested material and practices for both individuals and groups. Uncover the magnificent story of beauty, goodness, and truth that will satisfy the ultimate longings of your heart.

    Introductory Introductory
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    paperback

    Invitation to a Journey

    A Road Map for Spiritual Formation

    Transforming Resources

    by M. Robert Mulholland Jr.
    Introduction & Study Guide by Ruth Haley Barton

    M. Robert Mulholland Jr. fleshes out a carefully worded definition of spiritual formation that encompasses the dynamics of a vital Christian life and counters our culture's tendency to trivialize, methodize and privatize spirituality. Now revised and expanded by Ruth Haley Barton with a new foreword, practices and study guide.

    Introductory Introductory
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    God-Soaked Life

    Discovering a Kingdom Spirituality

    by Chris Webb

    God's kingdom is not far away, a remote and future promise. It is here, now. In this deeply joyful book, Anglican priest and retreat director Chris Webb invites us to live in the reality of God's presence in our everyday lives and experience its freedom. Enter into community, fearless honesty, the daily experience of God, and a new life of love and service in the broken world.

    Introductory Introductory
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    The Deeper Journey

    The Spirituality of Discovering Your True Self

    Transforming Resources

    by M. Robert Mulholland Jr.

    M. Robert Mulholland Jr. exposes false selves you may hide behind and helps you to instead discover the true self that comes from being hidden with Christ in God. Not only will you encounter the joy of discovering your own self, you will also find a greater love for others and compassion for the world. The expanded edition includes a study guide for individual or group use.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Wasting Time with God

    A Christian Spirituality of Friendship with God

    by Klaus Issler

    asting Time with God Klaus Issler considers seven character traits and companion disciplines to develop in light of God's friendship with us in order to help us make more room in our lives for him.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Spiritual Formation

    Ever Forming, Never Formed

    by Peter K. Nelson

    Peter K. Nelson offers a realistic vision of spiritual formation that begins with the admission that our battle with sin will always be unfinished. Here are biblical foundations and practical words of advice for the "ever forming and never formed."

    Introductory Introductory
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    Reading the Christian Spiritual Classics

    A Guide for Evangelicals

    Edited by Jamin Goggin and Kyle C. Strobel

    This new collection of essays edited by Kyle Strobel and Jamin Goggin offers an evangelical hermeneutic for reading the Christian spiritual classics. Addressing the why, what and how of reading these texts, these essays challenge us to find our own questions deepened by the church's long history of spiritual reflection.

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