The Divine Embrace: Recovering the Passionate Spiritual Life  -     By: Robert E. Webber
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The Divine Embrace: Recovering the Passionate Spiritual Life

Baker Books / 2006 / Paperback

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In The Divine Embrace, part of his Ancient-Future series, Webber lays the foundation for understanding Christian spirituality by tracing it from the ancient church to the present, showing how biblical teaching has been developed theologically and informed by changes in culture. He then explores how we can return contemporary spirituality to its biblical source, living out God's story in our individual lives and in our life together as the church. You'll be encouraged and equipped to live out your spirituality as a deeper and more delightful response to God's divine embrace.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 208
Vendor: Baker Books
Publication Date: 2006
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 0801065550
ISBN-13: 9780801065552
Availability: In Stock
Series: Ancient-Future

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Publisher's Description

One of the most popular current views on spirituality is that there are varied paths to God. In this new Ancient-Future series book, Bob Webber evaluates this common misunderstanding of spirituality as separated from God's story, extremely self-focused, and shaped by our surrounding culture. This challenging work offers a corrective, calling us to an alternative Christian spirituality, one that reveals two sides-that of God's "divine embrace" of us and our passionate response. The Divine Embrace is a fresh, grounded look at true spirituality that will be embraced by pastors, thinking Christians, and anyone looking for an engaging and thorough treatment of this topic.

Author Bio

Robert E. Webber is Myers Professor of Ministry at Northern Seminary in Lombard, Illinois, and the president of the Institute for Worship Studies. He is the author of a number of books, including Ancient-Future Faith and The Younger Evangelicals.

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