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The Brazos Introduction to Christian Spirituality
Evan Howard provides a solid and comprehensive overview of spiritual formation in the Protestant, Catholic, and Eastern Orthodox traditions in The Brazos Introduction to Christian Spirituality. In
Hardcover, 496 pages
Published August 15th 2008 by Brazos Press
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Howard's book is substantial and at times reads like the textbook it is, with its repetition and schemas, and at times feels too heavily weighted to psychological organization of the material. But, if never a breezy read, this ecumenical (from Orthodox to Quaker, but with a large dose of the evanglical and Catholic in the middle) review of Christian spirituality and the nature of its practice is generous and offers a thoughtful framing of ideas and practices. It offers a large numbers of quotes, ...more