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Streams of Living Water

Celebrating the Great Traditions of Christian Faith

By Richard Foster

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The author of the bestselling CELEBRATION OF DISCIPLINE explores the great traditions of Christian spirituality and their role in spiritual renewal today.

'I recommend Streams of Living Water everywhere I go. My own personal copy is dog-eared, underlined and annotated by hand. Anyone with a heart for Christian unity should read and celebrate the message of this book. I consider it to be a seminal title for our time' - Pete Greig

In this landmark work, Richard Foster examines the 'streams of living water' - the six dimensions of faith and practice - that have defined Christian tradition around the world and down the centuries. In this inspiring book he looks at:

- the Contemplative tradition - or the prayer-filled life
- the Holiness tradition - or the virtuous life
- the Charismatic tradition - or the Spirit-empowered life
- the Social Justice tradition - or the compassionate life
- the Evangelical tradition - or the word-centred life
- the Incarnational tradition - or the sacramental life

Foster's celebration of the spiritual life incorporates history's most significant Christian figures and movements and argues for a rich, well-rounded faith, free of constricting labels.

'A book that will make you adore God' - Dallas Willard

Biographical Notes

Richard Foster is a best-selling author, the founder of RENOVARÉ - a movement committed to spiritual renewal - and Professor of Spiritual Formation at Azusa Pacific University, California.

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  • ISBN: 9781473662124
  • Publication date: 06 Apr 2019
  • Page count: 448
  • Imprint: Hodder & Stoughton
Foster's engaging writing and thoughtful presentation make the book appealing to a broad readership. — Publishers Weekly
Richard J. Foster has offered the church an exquisite gift in his new book STREAMS OF LIVING WATER. Foster paints a masterful portrait of Jesus ... This well-written and immensely appealing book needs tobe read by every individual who is committed to reaching maturity in his or her spiritual life. — Sojourners Magazine
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