SKU (ISBN): 9780060777500
Editor: Richard Foster | James Smith
Binding: Trade Paper
Published: June 2005
Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers
A New, Expanded Edition of Renovare’s Classic Companion to the Devotional Life
Updated to incorporate all six traditions, or “streams,” that comprise a healthy and holistic life of faith, these fifty-two selections have been organized to introduce the reader to the great devotional writers over the course of one year. Edited by James Bryan Smith, each reading is accompanied by an introduction and meditation by Richard J. Foster. In addition, each entry includes a related biblical passage, discussion questions, and individual and group exercises.
With devotional readings in
1. The Prayer-Filled Life
2. The Virtuous Life
3. The Spirit-Empowered Life
4. The Compassionate Life
5. The Word-Centered Life
6. The Sacramental Life
Foster and Smith sift through works from the great spiritual writers of the past as well as readings from contemporary spiritual leaders to create a guide that is indispensable for those looking for a deeper and more balanced spiritual life.