Table of contents for Devotional classics : selected readings for individuals and groups / edited by Richard J. Foster and James Bryan Smith.


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Introduction.... 1
Preparing for the Spiritual Life .. .. 5
C. S. Lewis: Giving All to Christ. . . 7
Dallas Willard: The Cost of Nondiscipleship .... 13
Jonathan Edwards: Engagement of the Heart .... 19
Francis de Sales: One True Devotion .... 26
John of the Cross: Purifying the Soul.... 33
Bernard of Clairvaux: Four Degrees of Love. . .. 41
Francois F&nelon: A Will No Longer Divided .... 48
St. Augustine: Complete Surrender .... 55
The Prayer-Filled Life (The Contemplative Tradition) ... .63
Thomas Merton: Ways of Meditation .... 65
Julian of Norwich: The Highest Form of Prayer .... 73
Henri J. M. Nouwen: Bringing Solitude into Our Lives .... 80
George A. Buttrick: A Simple Regimen of Private Prayer .... 87
Evelyn Underhill: What Do We Mean by Prayer? .. 94
Frank Laubach: Opening Windows to God .... 101
John Baillie: Morning Prayers .... 108
Martin Luther: Praying in Faith . . .. 115
The Virtuous Life (The Holiness Tradition) .. 121
Gregory of Nyssa: Running the Race .... 123
Richard Rolle: The Spiritual Flame .... 129
John Calvin: The Joy of Self-Denial .... 136
Blaise Pascal: Falling into Presumption .... 143
Thomas a Kempis: Dealing with Temptations.... 150
William Law: God the Rule and Measure .... 157
Teresa of Avila: Striving to Make Progress .... 163
The Spirit-Empowered Life (The Charismatic Tradition)... 171
Thomas Kelly: Becoming a Holy Sanctuary of Adoration .... 173
Catherine of Genoa: Waiting upon God .... 180
George Fox: Walking in the Power of God .... 186
Ignatius of Loyola: Movements Produced in the Soul.... 193
Jean-Pierre de Caussade: The Present Moment .... 200
Isaac Penington: Waiting for Breathings from His Spirit.... 207
John Bunyan: Exercising the Gift .  213
The Compassionate Life (The Social Justice Tradition) .       221
William Temple: The Church's Impact upon Society .  223
John Woolman: Breaking the Yoke of Oppression ... 230
Hannah Whitall Smith: Recovering the Joy of Service .... 237
Jeremy Taylor: The Grace of Humility .... 244
Elizabeth O'Connor: Dealing with Money .... 251
John Wesley: Loving One Another .... 258
Catherine of Siena: Overflowing with Love .... 264
Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Christ in Community ... 271
The Word-Centered Life (The Evangelical Tradition) .... 279
E. Stanley Jones: The Habit of Reading the Bible Daily ... 281
Sadhu Sundar Singh: Sharing the Joy with Others . .  288
Francis of Assisi: A Harvest of Souls .... 295
Madame Guyon: Praying the Scripture . . 302
John Chrysostom: Sermon on Dying to Sin .... 309
Charles Spurgeon: Sermon on Revival .... 316
Watchman Nee: Evangelism .... 323
TheSacramental Life (The Incarnational Tradition)... 3
G. K. Chesterton: A Magical Universe ....333
Athanasius: Jesus Christ, the Image of God ....339
Annie Dillard: To See Clearly .... 345
Soren Kierkegaard: Praying to Will One Thing.... 350
Dag Hammarskjild: To Say Yes .... 357
Kathleen Norris: Finding Faith in the Mundane .... 363
Brother Lawrence: An Habitual Sense of God's Presence .... 369
Acknowledgments ... 377
What Is RENOVARE .... 385
Resources .... 387



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Devotional literature, English, Devotional exercises