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Receiving the Day: Christian Practices for Opening the Gift of Time, Dorothy C. Bass
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Author:    Dorothy C. Bass

Title:   Receiving the Day: Christian Practices for Opening the Gift of Time

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   Used - Like New

Publisher:    Jossey-Bass February 2001

ISBN Number:    0787956473 / 9780787956479

Seller ID:   122345

Near fine copy with very slightly age-toned text.

An Eighth Day View:

In this spirituality of time, Dorothy Bass invites readers into a way of living in time that is alert to both contemporary pressures and rooted ancient wisdom. The celebrated editor of "Practicing Our Faith" asks hard questions about how our injurious attitude toward time has distorted our relationships with our innermost selves, with other people, with the natural world, and with God.

As an alternative to the rhetoric of management and mastery, "Receiving the Day" offers a language of attention, poetry, and celebration. Bass encourages us to reevaluate our understanding of the temporal and thereby to participate fully in the Christian practice of knowing time as God's gift. Embraced in this way, time need not be wrestled with each day. Instead, time becomes the habitation of blessing.

Price = 7.50 USD

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