Blackwell Companion to Christian Spirituality
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Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of Pages: 584
Width: 17.3 cm
Height: 24.3 cm
The Blackwell Companion to Christian Spirituality is a comprehensive single-volume introduction to Christian spirituality, and represents the most significant recent developments in the field. * Offers a thoroughly interdisciplinary, broadly ecumenical, and representative overview of the most significant recent developments in the field * Comprises essays combining rigorous academic scholarship with accessible and elegant writing * Reflects an understanding of the field as the study of the lived experience of Christian faith and discipleship * Provides material on biblical, historical, and theological foundations, along with treatment of contemporary issues
"Represents a full survey of the latest research in the field and will form an essential component of academic libraries with theological collections and make a valuable contribution to public libraries with specialist collections in the humanities." (Reference Reviews) "This is a rich and comprehensive resource not only for theologians but also for ordinands, parish priests and teachers." (New Directions) 'It amounts to the single most thorough treatment of the field to date ... lending the book considerable interest and depth' (The Way)