[Epub] ↠ The Spiritual Practice of Remembering Author Margaret Bendroth – Pocket-bikes.us

The Spiritual Practice of Remembering Reading The Spiritual Practice Of Remembering By Margaret Bendroth Wgf2011.eu We Often Dismiss History As Dull Or Irrelevant, But Our Modern Disengagement From The Past Puts Us Fundamentally Out Of Step With The Long Witness Of The Christian Tradition Yet, Says Margaret Bendroth, The Past Tense Is Essential To Our Language Of Faith, And Without It Our Conversation Is Limited And Thin.This Accessible, Beautifully Written Book Presents A New Argument For Honoring The Past The Christian Tradition Gives Us The Powerful Image Of A Vast Communion Of Saints, All Of God S People, Both Living And Dead, In Vital Conversation With Each Other This Kind Of Connection With Our Ancestors In The Faith, Bendroth Maintains, Will Not Happen By Wishing Or By Accident She Argues That Remembering Must Become A Regular Spiritual Practice, Part Of The Rhythm Of Our Daily Lives As We Recognize Our World To Be, In Many Ways, A Gift From Others Who Have Gone Before.

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  • Paperback
  • 142 pages
  • The Spiritual Practice of Remembering
  • Margaret Bendroth
  • English
  • 13 February 2017
  • 0802868975

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  1. says:

    Based on Professor McKenzie s recommendation, I checked out this book from our local library for summer reading As a student of history since retirement about 3 years ago, I have enjoyed reading a number of books on both church history and American history As such, this book provided a heightened appreciation for my continued reading and study of history.First of all, the author provides a healthy and sound motivation for a history student history is not about sorting the good people from Based on Professor McKenzie s recommendation, I checked out this book from our local library for summer reading As a student of history since retirement about 3 years ago, I have enjoyed reading a number of books on both church history and American history As such, this book provided a heightened appreciation for my continued reading and study of history.First of all, the author provides ...


  2. says:

    While this book is small in size only 132 pages it is an extremely important read for those who care about the church and about the Christian faith We live in a place and time that is often eager to forget the past Yet, the past has much to share with us, including much wisdom Margaret Bendroth is a historian serving as director of the Congregational Library in Boston Her calling is to help congregations remember their past so that they might have a healthy future It is a calling clos While this book is small in size only 132 pages it is an extremely important read for those who care about the church and about the Christian faith We live in a place and time that is often eager to forget the past Yet, the past has much to share with us, including much wisdom Margaret Bendroth is a historian serving as director of the Congregational Library in Boston Her calling is to help congregations remember their past so that they might have a healthy future It is a calling close to my heart She writes especially to Protestants who have, since the Reformation, tended to discount Tradition, confusing it with Traditionalism She speaks to those of us who come from Restorationist traditions that not only distrust the past, but want to jump back...


  3. says:

    Margaret Bendroth s book reminds us all of how important it is for individuals and groups to remember and honor the past to gather people together to re collect the past, to recognize the past s presence and its future possibilities Her last chapter evoked lovely images of our connections to the communion of saints and generations yet to be born I only wish that she had continued and offered practical insight into how the discipline of noticing and remembering can be practiced, especially by Margaret Bendroth s book reminds...


  4. says:

    Gave me a greater appreciation for history, for one thing Presented in the context of Judaism Christianity, but applicable to any connected group of human beings A great read


  5. says:

    I ve had many of these ideas, but not articulated nearly as well History matters because it connects us when we use it wisely.

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