Celebration of Discipline - The Discipline of Study Summary & Analysis

Richard Foster (religion)
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The Discipline of Study Summary and Analysis

The last inward discipline is Study. The goal of all the disciplines are to transform the total person. The author refers to what the apostle Paul says in the Bible, "We are transformed through the renewal of the mind." The discipline of study is focused on the mind and the quest for knowledge of truth, which is biblically based. Jesus wants people to seek the truth because the truth sets them free.

The author explains what studying is by comparing and contrasting it to meditation. Study makes the environment more conducive for meditation. Perception and observation are important aspects to study. There are two types of study—verbal and nonverbal. Examples of verbal study are books and lectures. Non-verbal study is usually conducted in nature or within the desired environment.

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