The Sacred Way: Spiritual Practices for Everyday Life (Emergent YS)

by Tony Jones

Paperback, 2005




Broaden your spiritual horizons.How has spirituality changed in the last 500, 1,000, or even 2,000 years? How can ancient approaches to faith help my relationship with God today?In The Sacred Way, popular author and speaker Tony Jones mines the rich history of 16 spiritual disciplines that have flourished throughout the ages and offers practical tips for implementing them in your daily life. Find encouragement and challenge through time-tested disciplines such as:*Silence and solitude *The Jesus prayer*Meditation*PilgrimageExplore these proven approaches to deepening your faith. As you do, your way of living your spiritual life will never be the same.


Zondervan (2005), Edition: Emergent YS, 224 pages

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LibraryThing member patl
Tony's book is very intriguing - it's an attempt to recapture the spiritual disciplines with a view to the historic prayer helps: yes; there are sections about prayer and fasting and sabbath, but there are also prayers about bodily prayers, pilgrimage, icons, the labyrinth. Very well done stuff,
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very stretching, and I didn't agree with it all, but I thought it was a great addition to the "spiritual disciplines" genre.
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LibraryThing member ScottBridwell
I'm finding this book to be very intersting. I'll admit some of this practices are a bit odd to me...but I think much of that has to do with my background.

On the other hand I have exprienced some things such as a prayer labrynth and found it to be a great exercise. I'm also planning to embark on a
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day of silence in the near future.

For the most part this book will at the very least open your mind to a few ancient things that might just be of some help.
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