Celebration of Discipline - Introduction Summary & Analysis

Richard Foster (religion)
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Introduction Summary and Analysis

This edition of the book is being written two decades after the book's first publication. This is the second time the publisher asked the author to revise the text to celebrate the publication anniversary. It is a testament to the writing that after over two decades people receive guidance in their daily walk with God through the principles in this book. The author is a Quaker pastor who includes examples from his personal and professional life. He explains twelve Spiritual Disciplines, which are broken into three categories; Inward, Outward, and Corporate Disciplines.

As a new pastor, Richard J. Foster was prepared to show the world what he could accomplish but was discouraged because instead of being a "shining light" to the people, he really just entered the desert like the former pastor had warned. To better serve his congregation, he begins...

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