Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Celebration of Discipline - rev edition

Celebration of Discipline (ISBN10: 0060628391; ISBN13: 9780060628390)
ISBN13: 978-0060628390
ISBN10: 0060628391

Summary: For this newly revised and updated edition, the author expands on the inward Disciplines of prayer and meditation, the outward Discipline of simplicity, and the corporate Discipline of celebration.
In the twenty years since its publication, Celebration of Discipline has helped over a million seekers discover a richer spiritual life infused with joy, peace, and a deeper understanding of God. For this special twentieth anniversary edition, Richard J. Foster has
added an introduction, in which he shares the story of how this beloved and enduring spiritual guidebook came to be.
Hailed by many as the best modern book on Christian spirituality, Celebration of Discipline explores the "classic Disciplines," or central spiritual practices, of the Christian faith. Along the way, Foster shows that it is only by and through these practices that the true path to spiritual growth can be found.
Dividing the Disciplines into three movements of the Spirit, Foster shows how each of these areas contribute to a balanced spiritual life. The inward Disciplines of meditation, prayer, fasting, and study, offer avenues of personal examination and change. The outward Disciplines of simplicity, solitude, submission, and service, help prepare us to make the world a better place. The corporate Disciplines of confession, worship, guidance, and celebration, bring us nearer to one another and to God.
Foster provides a wealth of examples demonstrating how these Disciplines can become part of our daily activities-and how they can help us shed our superficial habits and "bring the abundance of God into our lives." He offers crucial new insights on simplicity, demonstrating how the biblical view of simplicity, properly understood and applied, brings joy and balance to our inward and outward lives and "sets us free to enjoy the provision of God as a gift that can be shared with others. " The discussion of celebration, often the most neglected of the Disciplines, shows its critical importance, for it stands at the heart of the way to Christ. Celebration of Discipline will help motivate Christians everywhere to embark on a journey of prayer and spiritual growth.
...show more
Summary: For this newly revised and updated edition, the author expands on the inward Disciplines of prayer and meditation, the outward Discipline of simplicity, and the corporate Discipline of celebration.
In the twenty years since its publication, Celebration of Discipline has helped over a million seekers discover a richer spiritual life infused with joy, peace, and a deeper understanding of God. For this special twentieth anniversary edition, Richard J. Foster has added an introduction, in which he shares the story of how this beloved and enduring spiritual guidebook came to be.
Hailed by many as the best modern book on Christian spirituality, Celebration of Discipline explores the "classic Disciplines," or central spiritual practices, of the Christian faith. Along the way, Foster shows that it is only by and through these practices that the true path to spiritual growth can be found.
Dividing the Disciplines into three movements of the Spirit, Foster shows how each of these areas contribute to a balanced spiritual life. The inward Disciplines of meditation, prayer, fasting, and study, offer avenues of personal examination and change. The outward Disciplines of simplicity, solitude, submission, and service, help prepare us to make the world a better place. The corporate Disciplines of confession, worship, guidance, and celebration, bring us nearer to one another and to God.
Foster provides a wealth of examples demonstrating how these Disciplines can become part of our daily activities-and how they can help us shed our superficial habits and "bring the abundance of God into our lives." He offers crucial new insights on simplicity, demonstrating how the biblical view of simplicity, properly understood and applied, brings joy and balance to our inward and outward lives and "sets us free to enjoy the provision of God as a gift that can be shared with others. " The discussion of celebration, often the most neglected of the Disciplines, shows its critical importance, for it stands at the heart of the way to Christ. Celebration of Discipline will help motivate Christians everywhere to embark on a journey of prayer and spiritual growth.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: REV 88
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: HarperSanFrancisco
Published: 12/05/2002
International: No

View Author Bio



List Price: $25.99
Used $6.50
Used
Save $19.49 (75%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 9 hours and 11 minutes and it ships by Noon CT today!
New  Currently Sold Out
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99

103 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Celebration of Discipline
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (103)  |  New (20)  |  Like New (7)  |  Very Good (9)  |  Good (59)  |  Acceptable (8)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
Dream Books Company, LLC
Englewood, CO
Seller Rating: 4.6
1998 Hardcover Fair UGLY BOOK! ! ! Still Readable. This is not a book for picky readers. May contain light to heavy markings, water damage, binding damage, missing CDs, and heavy wear and tear. Con ...show moretains all pages. ...show less
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
Goodwill BookWorks
Austin, TX
Seller Rating: 4.18
A book with obvious wear. May have some damage to the cover or binding but integrity is still intact. There might be writing in the margins, possibly underlining and highlighting of text, but no missi ...show moreng pages or anything that would compromise the legibility or understanding of the text. ...show less
$2.50
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
GICW Books
Hillsboro, OR
Seller Rating: 4.58
Reading copy. May have signs of wear and previous use (scuffs, writing, underlining). Dust jacket may be missing.
$5.95
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
arcfoundationthriftstore
Ventura, CA
Seller Rating: 4.73
0060628391 Your purchase benefits those with developmental disabilities to live a better quality of life. Different cover, Heavy highlighting on pages, Name inside cover
$16.88
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
GreatBookPrices
Montgomery, IL
Seller Rating: 4.18
Used, Acceptable Condition, may show signs of wear and previous use. Please allow 4-14 business days for delivery. 100% Money Back Guarantee, Over 1,000,000 customers served.
$18.86
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
treeoflife_books
Marion, IN
Seller Rating: 4.64
Ships same or next business day with delivery confirmation. Acceptable condition. Contains highlighting. Expedited shipping available.
Page:   1  
Close
Close
Close