+ resources for a deeply formed spiritual life
Christians have much to learn from Jewish theology, practices, and critique of Christianity.
In 1992, Fuller once again made explicit its ecumenical commitment when . . .
Cecil M. Robeck Jr.
Just because we Christians mentally inhabit the stories of the Hebrew Scriptures, doesn’t make those tales ours alone.
Moltmann claims that those who “merit” dialogue “have arrived at a firm standpoint in their own religion . . .
The church’s most prominent challenge today involves “persistent plurality and its impact on [Christians’] daily lives . . .”
Many things in my tribe’s religious stories prepared me for the gospel. The story of Jesus did not strike me as a completely new and strange thing
Richard J. Mouw
The primary context for dialogue with other faiths is relational rather than epistemological.
I have found it revolutionary to my own faith to hold my judgment of others until I know them
“May we meet each week to discuss it—you as a Christian and I as a Muslim?” Thus began my early steps in Christian-Muslim dialogue
J. Dudley Woodberry
Evangelical scholars wrestling in a critical yet substantive way with Catholic views . . . is clearly a sign of hope
Wolterstorff expands the idea of flourishing as being filled with light
Myers replaces stereotypes about the poor with their own thoughts on flourishing
Dyrness investigates “the poetic sphere” of human life and its intrinsic value to human flourishing
William A. Dyrness
Brown and Strawn discuss embodied life as the context of spiritual flourishing
Brad D. Strawn
Flourishing, a full-bodied embrace of life, includes obedience to God
Linda M. Wagener, Richard Beaton
Wagener and Beaton expand the idea of human flourishing to organizational life
Richard Beaton, Linda M. Wagener
Glenn Hinson discusses positive and negative aspects of Baptist spirituality and reflects on the current situation of Baptist spirituality
Desmond Tutu illustrates the importance of prayer in an unrighteous world using the example of Abraham’s bargaining with God for the lives of Sodom and Gomorrah's unworthy citizens
Understanding Evelyn Underhill's spirituality must consider her whole life's journey of faith
Todd E. Johnson
Kathleen Dolphin introduces the spirituality of Ignatius of Loyola and current thought on his exercises
John Weborg discusses the principles of Pietism in historical context, including reforms seeking to balance grace, fear, and God’s internal work