* Draw strength from our spiritual heritage as you journey to Iona Abbey in Scotland, ancient sites in Italy, renewal centers in North America, and other sacred spaces! Profiling people and places that have enriched Christian spirituality, Scorgie's transforming pilgrimage will empower you to be open to Christ's presence with, in, and through you. 176 pages, softcover from Zondervan.
Navigating the contemporary spiritual maze is a challenge. This book will help readers: Think clearly about Christian spirituality Understand its basic dynamics, and Utilize classic and contemporary resources with discernment Join Glen on his sabbatical pilgrimages to Iona Abbey in Scotland, spiritually significant sites in Italy and Turkey, and renewal centers in North America. Listen as he provides brief profiles of memorable people and places from the rich history of Christian spirituality. Consider his rediscovery that Christian spirituality is about living all of life before God in the transforming and empowering presence of his Spirit. This biblically informed book traces the contours of such an encompassing spirituality. It offers a simple yet comprehensive model with three dimensions: A relational dimension (Christ with us) A transformational dimension (Christ in us), and A vocational dimension (Christ through us) It is not meant to replace any of the devotional classics or a single one of the many helpful contemporary treatments of Christian spirituality. It is a companion volume to the resta modest-sized but reliable guide to the whole field.
Glen G. Scorgie (Ph.D., St. Andrews) is professor of theology at Bethel Seminary San Diego since 1996. Previously he was academic vice-president of North American Baptist College in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and is a past president of the Canadian Evangelical Theological Association. For the past decade he has also been involved in the ministries of Chinese Bible Church of San Diego, and lectures regularly in Asia. His writings include A Little Guide to Christian Spirituality (2007). For more information, visit his website at www.glenscorgie.com.
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