Receiving the Day

Receiving the Day

Christian Practices for Opening the Gift of Time

eBook - 2000
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In this spirituality of time, Dorothy Bass invites readers into a way of living in time that is alert to both contemporary pressures and rooted ancient wisdom. The celebrated editor of Practicing Our Faith asks hard questions about how our injurious attitude toward time has distorted our relationships with our innermost selves, with other people, with the natural world, and with God.

As an alternative to the rhetoric of management and mastery, Receiving the Day offers a language of attention, poetry, and celebration. Bass encourages us to reevaluate our understanding of the temporal and thereby to participate fully in the Christian practice of knowing time as God's gift. Embraced in this way, time need not be wrestled with each day. Instead, time becomes the habitation of blessing.

Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, c2000.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 0787959278
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvi, 142 p.)
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc
Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK

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