The Spirit of the Disciplines
Dallas Willard, one of today's most brilliant Christian thinkers and author of The Divine Conspiracy (Christianity Today's 1999 Book of the Year), presents a way of living that enables ordinary men and women to enjoy the fruit of the Christian life. He reveals how the key to self-transformation resides in the practice of the spiritual disciplines, and how their practice affirms human life to the fullest. The Spirit of the Disciplines is for everyone who strives to be a disciple of Jesus in thought and action as well as intention.
This book is a theological reflection which invites the reader to a new understanding that sees salvation not only in terms of forgiveness of sins, but in the light of the total transformation of our lives. Dallas Willard presents a way of living that enables ordinary men and women to join with God and realize their highest aspirations of well-being and well-doing. The key to this self transformation resides in the practice of the spiritual disciplines. Willard explains why the disciplines work and how their practice affirms life to the fullest.