9780470484111

Practicing Our Faith: A Way of Life for a Searching People, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470484111

  • ISBN10:

    047048411X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-01-19
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass

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Summary

This updated edition of the down-to-earth resource offers 12 practices to make Christian faith a way of life. Includes a new Introduction and two additional chapters that describe new insights into and experiences with the "practicing our faith" approach.

Author Biography

Dorothy C.Bass is a writer, noted church historian, and director of the Valparaiso Project on the Education and Formation of People in Faith.

Table of Contents

New Preface for the Revised Editionp. xi
Preface to the 1997 Editionp. xxiii
Times of Yearning, Practices of Faithp. 1
Honoring the Bodyp. 13
Hospitalityp. 29
Household Economicsp. 43
Saying Yes and Saying Nop. 59
Keeping Sabbathp. 75
Testimonyp. 89
Discernmentp. 103
Shaping Communitiesp. 117
Forgivenessp. 131
Healingp. 147
Dying Wellp. 161
Singing Our Livesp. 177
Practicing a Way of Lifep. 193
A Way of Thinking About a Way of Lifep. 203
Referencesp. 219
The Contributorsp. 235
Suggestions for Conversation and Reflectionp. 237
Indexp. 253
Index of Scripture Referencesp. 261
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