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By Barbara E. Bowe

Biblical Foundations of Spirituality bargains seekers counsel on what to learn, tips to learn, and why to learn the Bible as a resource of non secular nourishment. trained through the newest scholarship, this ebook makes the Bible extra intelligible and _user friendly_ for modern audiences via stressing the non secular measurement of the hunt for God glaring in our biblical ancestors and displaying how the Bible could be a buddy and spouse in our look for God this day.

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Am I deceiving myself to think there is a purpose to all this? And yet those who live with hope reject such questions and reaffirm their conviction that life has meaning and that they participate in a whole totality of existence that is ultimately good and worthwhile. Human existence, moreover, for these people makes sense because it strains toward the goal of everlasting life. Finally, there is a fifth polarity McBrien names that manifests itself in the tension between individual existence and our participation in society.

How and in what ways have these texts been influential for your spirituality? 6. If it is true that the Bible has both positive and negative potential to shape our ideas about God, then which biblical stories most draw you to God? Which ones do you challenge and critique? Why? Notes 1. Lawrence S. Cunningham and Keith J. Egan, Christian Spirituality: Themes from the Tradition (New York: Paulist, 1996), 22-27. 2. , Women’s Spirituality: Resources for Christian Development (New York: Paulist, 1986), 3.

E. the Babylonian armies laid siege to Jerusalem and in 587 finally succeeded in destroying the city completely. As I discuss more thoroughly in chapter 5, the Exile was a moment when all was lost; the nation was destroyed. There was no hope. Against this disaster, Second Isaiah assures the people of God’s concern and love and affirms their own dignity as God’s favored ones. In a text like this, we hear God calling each of us by name, speaking words of love to our hearts. We meet a God who promises to be with us as a source of protection and care, guiding us through every sort of danger and fear.

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