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Honoring The Body

Author: Stephanie Paulsell
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 9780787967574
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In this exquisite and sensitive book, author Stephanie Paulsell draws on resources from the Christian tradition to show how we can learn to celebrate the body's pleasures, protect the body's vulnerabilities, and develop the practices that will ultimately transform our troubled relationship with our bodies to one of honor and joy. A practical resource, Honoring the Body weaves together scripture, history, and lively stories that can help us recover and sustain an appreciation for ourselves as physical beings.

Honoring The Body

Author: Stephanie Paulsell
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 9780787948566
Size: 59.79 MB
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In this exquisite and sensitive book, author Stephanie Paulsell draws on resources from the Christian tradition to show how we can learn to celebrate the body's pleasures, protect the body's vulnerabilities, and develop the practices that will ultimately transform our troubled relationship with our bodies to one of honor and joy. A practical resource, Honoring the Body weaves together scripture, history, and lively stories that can help us recover and sustain an appreciation for ourselves as physical beings.

Baptism And Christian Identity

Author: Gordon S. Mikoski
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 0802824609
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In this book Gordon Mikoski examines how the sacrament of baptism, the doctrine of the Trinity, and the practice of Christian education together constitute a dynamic nexus that has the potential to foster congregations marked by the formation of both deep Christian identity and creative engagement in public arenas for the common good. / After establishing the necessity of holding baptism, Trinity, and ecclesial pedagogy together through his careful study of both Gregory of Nyssa and John Calvin, Mikoski outlines how this nexus can function for contemporary Christian communities as they carry out the work of educational ministry. He then explores the dynamics of faith formation in the contemporary American context, concluding with a suggestive treatment of implications of the baptism-Trinity-pedagogy nexus for the educational ministry of a given congregation.

Ethics For Christian Ministry

Author: Joe E. Trull
Publisher: Baker Academic
ISBN: 1493411519
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This one-of-a-kind resource in professional ethics helps today's Christian leaders maintain a high moral character and lifestyle and sharpen their personal and professional decision-making skills. Two experienced teachers and pastors address both current and perennial ethical issues and offer guidance for developing a personal code of ethics to maintain integrity in the work of ministry. The authors address the nature of ethical decision making as well as practical areas where integrity can be compromised, including issues raised by the use of smartphones and social media. Appendixes include codes of ethics from various denominations.

Teaching For A Multifaith World

Author: Eleazar S. Fernandez
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1498239757
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When religious diversity is our reality, radical hospitality to people of other faiths is not a luxury but a necessity. More than necessary for our survival, radical hospitality to religious diversity is necessary if we are to thrive as a global society. By no means does the practice of hospitality in a multifaith world require that we be oblivious of our differences. On the contrary, it demands a respectful embrace of our differences because that's who we are. Neither does radical hospitality require that we water down our commitment, because faithfulness and openness are not contradictory. We must be able to say with burning passion that we are open to the claims of other faiths because we are faithful to our religious heritage. The essays in this book do not offer simply theological exhortations; they offer specific ways of how we can become religiously competent citizens in a multifaith world. Let's take the bold steps of radical openness with this book on our side!

Go Deep

Author: Doris Kizinna
Publisher: Wood Lake Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1551455838
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So you're involved in youth ministry. How do you lead? How do you know yourself and keep yourself connected? What personal practices do you embrace? How do you optimize your time with youth so that they (and you) may come to know God more fully? What resources might you use for practical help? Where would you find these ideas? Go Deep! Open Doris Kizinna's book and read about how to prepare and ground yourself, as youth leader, in your personal spiritual practice. Then, using practices drawn from many traditions and designed to open hearts and minds to an all-encompassing wonder of the Holy One, engage and mentor youth on the path of Christian spirituality. Go Deep offers inspiration and practical tools to youth leaders who want to develop and deepen their youth ministry, both for themselves and for the youth they minister to. The book is divided into two sections: Part 1 addresses the leader and Part 2 describes the various spiritual practices. Part 2 also includes prayer practices: to engage the senses of written and spoken word of creativity of movement and body of compassion of community of worship and song

Yoga And The Body Of Christ

Author: Dave Hunt
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Every Christian should be informed of the true origins and effects of yoga and its ungodly manifestations of Kundalini energywhich literally defined means an awakening of the Serpent Power.

Jesus In The Lotus

Author: Russill Paul
Publisher: New World Library
ISBN: 1577318501
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Drawing on a deep knowledge of Christian scripture as well as Hindu philosophy, musician and teacher Russill Paul reveals that the mystical core of religion offers us much more than the simple solace of unthinking dogma. By demonstrating that these two seemingly separate and irreconcilable religions can actually unite in one person’s spiritual practice at the center of his life — as they did in his — he offers an alternative to religious intolerance and strife, as well as hope for personal liberation.

Money Enough

Author: Douglas A. Hicks
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470584224
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Reflections for Christians for dealing with money in a consumer-driven world In this much-needed book Douglas Hicks looks at how Christian faith applies to the practices of economic life-spending, saving, giving especially as an alternative to a life of unbridled consumerism. This book offers reflections for people of faith and anyone who wants to connect their Monday through Saturday lives with their faith and live a more integrated way. It takes a look at how to realistically apply Christian principles in these especially perilous economic times. Explores how Christians can rethink their practices of faith as consumers, investors, and earners Offers reflections on an important Christian concept in a practical, lively, and engaging style Contains ideas for meeting the everyday pressures, questions, and anxieties of economic life as they connect with Christian faith A new volume in the Practices of Faith Series The book is filled with the author's level-headed, thoughtful reflections on Christian practices of getting and spending.

Clothing

Author: Michele Saracino
Publisher: Fortress Press
ISBN: 1451424418
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Reinhold Niebuhr argued that one of the fundamental challenges to human existence is the anxiety caused by our desire to be perfect and godlike while knowing we are limited and mortal. This book explores how human adornment practices negotiate anxieties about our finitude. Through our clothing, we often shield ourselves from feeling our human frailty and from having others detect our emotional, physical, and spiritual vulnerabilities. Looking at the incarnation as a form of dress, Saracino claims that getting naked with Jesus or embracing our vulnerability is our only hope at creating life-giving relationships with God and others in the global world.