Spiritual Disciplines Handbook: Practices That Transform Us (Revised)

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7.0 X 9.9 X 0.9 inches | 1.37 pounds

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About the Author

Adele Ahlberg Calhoun (MA, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary) has worked in Christian ministry for over forty years and is currently copastor, with her husband, Doug, of Redeemer Community Church in Needham, Massachusetts. A retreat speaker and trained spiritual director, she has taught courses at Wheaton College and Northern Seminary. She is also the author of Invitations from God and the coauthor of True You.

"A practical guide to a wide range of disciplines from the classical practices of prayer, worship, meditation, and scripture study to more contemporary disciplines such as mentoring, journaling, unplugging, and accountability partners. A readable and accessible introduction to the practice of the spiritual disciplines."--Elizabeth R. Pearson, The Christian Librarian, vol. 52, 2009
"Encourages and challenges individuals with its specificity and personal tone. Welcome by anyone wishing to enhance life through discipline--especially spiritual discipline."--Carolyn Egolf, Congregational Libraries Today, January/February 2007
"For readers seeking to go deeper into the Christian life, or find renewal, or healing, or fresh insight, Calhoun's handbook will be a needed guide. Both the new Christian and the battle-worn veteran will find thoughtful, original paths to improve their walk with God."--Jim Miller, pastor, Vineyard Church, Nacogdoches, Texas, in the Lufkin Daily News, May 5, 2007
"Spiritual Disciplines Handbook offers a serious and extensive look into developing a variety of spiritual disciplines to help readers draw into a closer relationship with God. . . . Recommended."--Michelle Lovato, CBA Retailers+Resources, December 2015
"[The book] gives a wide range of practices that can prove helpful for anyone."--Anita Cain, Aspiring Retail, March 2006
"A treasure of tried and true spiritual practices written well enough for everyone from the novice to the master to use."--Publishers Weekly, September 26, 2005 (starred review)