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Biblical Foundations of Spirituality; Touching a Finger to the Flame [Paperback]

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Pages   220
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.06" Width: 5.82" Height: 0.71"
Weight:   0.68 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Sep 3, 2003
Publisher   Sheed and Ward
ISBN  0742531570  
EAN  9780742531574  

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Biblical Foundations of Spirituality is a timely and important book that invites readers to 'touch a finger to the flame' of the sacred text of the Bible by offering guidance on what to read, how to read, and why to read the Bible as a source of spiritual nourishment. It begins by exploring the nature and meaning of that all-too-difficult word spirituality and then leads readers through the entire Bible from Genesis to Revelation to develop a biblical spirituality that can serve as a guiding light in this age of spiritual seeking. Informed by the latest scholarship, this book makes the Bible more intelligible and 'user friendly' for contemporary audiences by stressing the spiritual dimension of the search for God evident in our biblical ancestors and showing how the Bible can be a friend and companion in our search for God today. It illustrates the continuity of the Old and New Testaments and the progression of faith and insight about God the turns and dead-ends, the mistakes and successes, the struggles and challenges that reflect in some way our own contemporary experience and search for God. By showing readers that the biblical authors were real people who struggled with life's puzzles and challenges in the same way that we do, Biblical Foundations of Spirituality reveals the rich treasure of spiritual wisdom that the Bible contains and connects the wisdom and witness of Scripture with everyday life and spirituality. Complete with a historical chronology, reflection questions, a glossary, and extensive notes and bibliography, this book is ideal for classroom and parish use as well as for individual readers."

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Barbara E. Bowe, a Sister of the Sacred Heart, is currently professor of biblical studies at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago where she teaches courses in New Testament and early Christianity and is Director of the Biblical Spirituality Program. Sr. Bowe earned her B.A. from Manhattanville College in Purchase, NY, and both her Masters and Doctorate degrees New Testament and Christian Origins from Harvard University. She also holds a Masters degree in Religious Education from Boston College. A popular lecturer, Sr. Bowe belongs to several professional associations and is a member of the editorial boards of The Catholic Biblical Quarterly and The Bible Today. Her most recent contribution was to a book Prayer from Alexander to Constantine. A Critical Anthology (Routledge).

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Great Level of Detail  Mar 8, 2007
The book is spiritually satisfying. The author is thorough without being tedious. The level of detail facilitates in-depth understanding of the spirituality found in scripture and is invaluable for anyone who needs to articulate the substance of the material in a teaching situation.
Beyond Words on a Page  Dec 26, 2006
Early in her book Bowe writes "I learned that the Bible has extraordinary power to shape people's lives--both for good and for ill. Depending on how we read this text, either the biblical word can liberate and console those straining for human dignity or it can be, as Marx once wrote, the 'opium of the people,' lulling people into complacent disregard for this world and its strivings in favor of an undisclosed future world, unrelated to this world and wholly beyond our control."

The the pages that follow, Bowe discusses biblical Christian spirituality and leads us on a journey from Genesis through Revelation, tracing God's covenant relationship with humanity. The relationship is dynamic, mysterious, intimate and revelatory. The words on the page are the reference point for our unique saving and blessing journey with God. We discover how the whole of Scriptures reveal Jesus, the Christ.

Chapter Two: God beyond All Names - encourages us to multiply our metaphors as we describe and understand who God is and Chapter Seven: Prophetic Spirituality creates a helpful context in which to read the prophetic books of the Bible. Chapter Nine: That Man Jesus encourages us to look at Jesus as the face of God for us and to live a life marked by forgiveness, healing, compassion, service, justice and agape love, knowing that Jesus is always present with us.

This book offers helpful insights into meaningful Christian living in this world with an eye toward eternity. Traces of Catholic theology may stretch the traditional Protestant reformed mindset, but perhaps that brings us to a more critical understanding our own traditions. It is a clear, helpful and worthwhile read.

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