The author says, "I understand spirituality as the attitudes, convictions, and practices that give a definite shape to religious faith. Spirituality is experiential and practical, for it concerns the specific forms by which faith is expressed and nutured." The book describes the special emphases of Lutheran spirituality and reccommends practices that nuture a vital spirituality. After an introductory chapter on the contemporary context, each of the seven chapters explores a major theme of Lutheran spiritualilty. A final chapter speculates on the future of Lutheran spirituality. Each chapter includes questions for reflection and group and individual practices. An Appendix gives suggestions for group use.