REVIEW: Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life by Whitney

In Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life (1991), Don Whitney provides a thorough and thoughtful catalog of the many possible and prescribed disciplines of the Christian path. He provides not only the scriptural parameters and warrants for the various disciplines, but also clarifications and instructions,...

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REVIEW: Why Religion Matters by Huston Smith

In The Fate of the Human Spirit in an Age of Disbelief (2006), Huston Smith (d. 2016), the lifelong religion scholar and Professor of Philosophy argues for the ongoing importance of religion despite modern trends towards disbelief and materialism. Though…

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Devotion and Marriage

Paul the apostle chose celibacy in order to have all of his time and energy to serve spiritual ends. This is just a practical reality. Augustine found this out, and later became a celibate monk (his friends were married, he was not).

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I Will Carry You

Realizing that the completion of my Christian walk depends on God and not on my level of commitment or strength or goodness. I can screw up royally and still God will keep me. And I am certain that God, who began the good work within...

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