Mandy J. J.'s Reviews > Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth

Celebration of Discipline by Richard J. Foster
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Aug 07, 12

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Read in January, 2012

MY REVIEW:

This book is about 12 different spiritual disciplines and teaches us about them and how we can incorporate them into our daily lives. I appreciate the idea of this book and his organization of categorizing them for us. However, I was not able to finish this book despite the easy listening audio format.

There were multiple things that I didn't quite agree with and then phrases that left me feeling quite uncertain about his exact beliefs. While I want to know more about and grow in applying spiritual disciplines to my life, I will be looking for other books to read. After so many eyebrow raises and too many words I set this one aside. I personally feel it should be read with discernment and think that there would be more options that address the topic with better clarity.
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message 1: by Liz (new)

Liz Are you going to review this one on your blog? I was interested in this book because our ladies Bible study has been emphasizing disciplines in the last few months. If it's only 2 stars, maybe I should pass on it.


Mandy J. J. Yes, I am working on my review that will post both here and on my blog.


message 3: by Bobby (new)

Bobby hm...did you try to learn ot to read about modern spiritual techniques and disciplines? Tried to compare them?


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