The God of Intimacy and Action: Reconnecting Ancient Spiritual Practices, Evangelism, and Justice - eBook
The God of Intimacy and Action: Reconnecting Ancient Spiritual Practices, Evangelism, and Justice - eBook  -     By: Tony Campolo, Mary Albert Darling
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If you've read writings by early Christians or saints like Francis of Assisi, it becomes clear that there was little separation between their faith in Christ and how they lived. Their devotion and intimate relationship with God propelled them to care for the poor, feed the hungry and teach the Gospel truth of Christ. In The God of Intimacy and Action, Tony Campolo and Mary Albert Dawning explore the connection between ancient Christian practices and the call to social justice in today's world. Discover how intimacy with God fuels a passion for the poor and oppressed.

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Jossey-Bass
Publication Date: 2010
ISBN: 9780787997984
ISBN-13: 9780787997984

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Praise for The God of Intimacy and Action

"Tony Campolo...and Mary Darling...are like gunpowder and aspark. The result is a dynamite book that many have been waiting along time for."
Relevant Magazine

"In 25 years, when we look back as journalists chronicling thisera of religious reawakening—this book likely will turn up asa classic....This book is both a manifesto—and a sturdyguidebook—for the journey of reclaiming much that has beenlost."
—David Crumm, founder of Read the Spirit

"Tony Campolo and Mary Darling...are two first rate mindsgrappling with classical and contemporary theology, and then addingto that a set of concrete practices...The Network of SpiritualProgressives (including those of us who are not Christian) can drawmuch wisdom and guidance from this book."
Tikkun Magazine

"I know both Tony and Mary personally and can testify to thegenuineness of their search for spiritual wholeness. It is a searchthat always holds in creative tension a profound intimacy with Godthrough Christ with a vigorous engagement in the social realitiesof our day."
—Richard J. Foster, author of Celebration ofDiscipline

"Darling and Campolo sift through the dirt of Christendom anduncover the precious treasures of our faith."
—Shane Claiborne, founding member of The Simple Waycommunity; author of The Irresistible Revolution; andrecovering sinner

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The Authors

Tony Campolo is professor emeritus of sociology at Eastern University. Previously he served for ten years on the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Campolo is a media commentator on religious, social and political matters, and hosts the popular radio show From Across the Pond in England. Mary Albert Darling, associate professor of communication at Spring Arbor University, is a Protestant who has been trained in spiritual direction in the Jesuit tradition.

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