STATES OF BLISS & YEARNING (BK)

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John L. Bell

The marks and means of authentic Christian spirituality

John deals with issues as diverse as private devotion and public debt, looking at what authentic Christian spirituality is, and suggests that rather than being in a continual blissed-out state, we need to experience the depths to know the heights. Throughout, he paints a picture of God, not as a ‘celestial sadist’ who wants to punish humankind, but as a compassionate being who asks us to do that which we can, to be just & compassionate too.

 

(1998)

108 pages

ISBN 978-1-901557-07-7

 

Contents

Dubious beatitudes

The discipline of remembering

The discipline of waiting

The discipline of imagining

Tricky bits in the Bible

A changing God or a changing people

Against the monoculture

A word in public

The renaming of God

Five missing women

Table talk

The lawbreaker and the evangelist

1 review for STATES OF BLISS & YEARNING (BK)

  1. Carrie Styles

    “This is no Noddy’s guide to carefree Christian living. It challenges the reader to live holistically, thoughtfully, creatively instead of purely, passively and in the Christian monoculture.” – CARRIE STYLES (in MOVEMENT http://www.movement.org.uk)

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