Written during the Age of Reason, this is one of the most influential works on spirituality ever penned by a Protestant. While the first half deals with patterns for serving God in everyday life, the second half concentrates on prayer and the interior life. Told through imaginary characters, Law's work provokes the reader to see his own failings. 325 pages, softcover. Hendrickson.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 300 Vendor: Hendrickson Publishers Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches) ISBN: 1598563858 ISBN-13: 9781598563856 Availability: In Stock
Originally published in 1728 at the beginning of the Enlightenment, when rational criticism of religious belief was at its peak, William Law's A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life succeeded in inspiring the most cynical men of the age with its arguments in favor of a spiritual life.