Christ Plays in Ten Thousand Places: A Conversation in Spiritual Theology

(MP3 CD - Jun 2005)
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Christ Plays in Ten Thousand Places reunites spirituality and theology in a cultural context where these two vital facets of Christian faith have been rent asunder. Lamenting the vacuous, often pagan nature of contemporary American spirituality, Eugene Peterson here firmly grounds spirituality once more in Trinitarian theology and offers a clear, practical statement of what it means to actually live out the Christian life. Writing in the conversational style that he is well known for, Peterson boldly sweeps out the misunderstandings that clutter conversations on spiritual theology and refurnishes the subject only with what is essential. As Peterson shows, spiritual theology, in order to be at once biblical and meaningful, must remain sensitive to ordinary life, present the Christian gospel, follow the narrative of Scripture, and be rooted in the ?fear of the Lord? ? in short, spiritual theology must be about God and not about us. The foundational book in a five-volume series on spiritual theology emerging from Peterson's pen, Christ Plays in Ten Thousand Places provides the conceptual and directional help we all need to live the Christian gospel well and maturely in the conditions that prevail in the church and world today. Review: ?There is no pastor in the world that I trust more than Eugene Peterson, and this book offers us Eugene at his best ? poet, storyteller, wonderer, biblical scholar, sage, practiced disciple, and lover of God. He woos us into exquisitely perceptive Bible readings, diagnoses the dangers of our common shortcuts, and immerses us in the community of those who live the truth of the Trinity in Jesus' way. This is a life-transforming and liberating book. I pray thatmany people will give it thoughtful, reverent attention.? Marva J. Dawn ? author of Reaching Out without Dumbing Down


  • SKU: 9781596443037
  • SKU10: 1596443030
  • Title: Christ Plays in Ten Thousand Places: A Conversation in Spiritual Theology
  • Publisher: eChristian
  • Date Published: Jun 2005
  • Units Per Item: 2
  • Weight lbs: 0.23
  • Dimensions: 7.56" L x 5.38" W x 0.57" H
  • Features: Unabridged
  • Themes: Theometrics | Evangelical; Theometrics | Mainline;
  • Subject: Christian Ministry - Discipleship