Living into Community : Cultivating Practices That Sustain Us

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  • Copyright: 12/20/2011
  • Publisher: Eerdmans Pub Co
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Author Biography

Christine D. Pohl is associate provost and professor of Christian social ethics at Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, Kentucky, and the author of Making Room: Recovering Hospitality as a Christian Tradition.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Four Practices That Sustain Communityp. 1
Embracing Gratitude as a Way of Life
Grateful Heartsp. 17
Complications in Gratitudep. 31
Going Deeper: Exploring What Weakens and What Strengthens Gratitudep. 44
Making and Keeping Promises
Promises, Promisesp. 61
Complications in Promisingp. 75
Going Deeper: Exploring What Weakens and What Strengthens Promisingp. 92
Living Truthfully
Truth-Filled Livesp. 111
Complications in Truthfulnessp. 124
Going Deeper: Exploring What Weakens and What Strengthens Truthfulnessp. 138
Practicing Hospitality and Beyond
Hospitality: Drawing the Practices Togetherp. 159
Acknowledgmentsp. 177
Notesp. 179
Bibliographyp. 199
Questions for Discussion and Reflectionp. 206
Indexp. 208
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