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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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    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.

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    Sacramental Life

    Spiritual Formation Through the Book of Common Prayer

    by David A. deSilva

    As David deSilva has experienced the ancient wisdom of the Book of Common Prayer, he's been formed spiritually in deep and lasting ways. In these pages, he offers you a brand new way to use the Book of Common Prayer, exploring how Christians can be spiritually formed by the sacraments of baptism, Eucharist, marriage and last rites.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Praying the Scriptures

    A Field Guide for Your Spiritual Journey

    by Evan B. Howard

    Evan B. Howard shows Christians how to recover and reap the rewards of the vital practice of praying from Scripture.

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    A Guidebook to Prayer

    24 Ways to Walk with God

    by MaryKate Morse
    Foreword by Joshua Choonmin Kang

    Why is it so hard to master consistent and meaningful prayer? MaryKate Morse explores 24 pathways of prayer meant to give readers a vast array of ways to focus and reflect. Whether you are a beginner or a lifetime person of faith, you will find a treasure trove of riches here to guide you into a deeper experience of prayer.

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    Opening to God

    Lectio Divina and Life as Prayer

    by David G. Benner

    Spiritual director David Benner invites us to discover openness to God as the essence of prayer, spirituality and the Christian life. Using the four movements of lectio divina, Benner explores prayer as attending, pondering, responding and being. Along the way he opens us to a world of possibilities for communion with God: praying with our senses, with imagination, with music and creativity, in contemplation, in service and much more.

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    Listening to God in Times of Choice

    The Art of Discerning God's Will

    by Gordon T. Smith

    All Christians yearn to live at the center of God's will, but exactly how to discern his will is an elusive art. In response to the ideas of a divine blueprint or the wisdom school, Gordon T. Smith suggests that we develop discernment as a spiritual discipline. By stressing the personal aspects of growing in our relationship with God, we can understand his will, not just in times of crisis but throughout our daily lives.

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    The Voice of Jesus

    Discernment, Prayer and the Witness of the Spirit

    by Gordon T. Smith

    Building on the rich spiritual tradition that spans the diversity of history and theology from Ignatius Loyola to John Wesley to Jonathan Edwards, Gordon T. Smith helps open your ears and heart to the depths of the inner witness of the Spirit. By learning to attend to the Spirit, Smith urges, you will learn to hear and heed the voice of Jesus in everyday life.

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    Hearing God

    Developing a Conversational Relationship with God

    by Dallas Willard

    In this updated and expanded edition of Dallas Willard's beloved book, you'll gain rich spiritual insight into how to hear God's voice clearly and develop an intimate partnership with him. Including new material from Willard's teaching at Renovaré and reformatted for easier reading, this classic is still one of today's best spiritual resources.

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    Kneeling with Giants

    Learning to Pray with History's Best Teachers

    by Gary Neal Hansen

    This guide to prayer, rooted in centuries of Christian tradition, introduces figures such as St. Benedict, Martin Luther, John Calvin, St. Ignatius, Teresa of Ávila and Andrew Murray. You'll learn how each of these spiritual giants uniquely connected to God through prayer and have an opportunity to practice each different method yourself.

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