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Simpler living, compassionate life : a Christian perspective

Author: Michael Schut
Publisher: New York : Morehouse Publishing, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On its ten-year anniversary of publication, we are pleased to re-issue this popular title. Editor Michael Schut presents a rare collection of voices {u2014} Henri Nouwen, Cecile Andrews, Richard Foster and others {u2014} as they explore our use of money, the practice of simplicity, listening to our lives, widening our circle of community, and other topics at the core of how we live out our faith in our homes and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Schut
ISBN: 9780819223692 0819223697
OCLC Number: 316031821
Notes: Originally published in 1999.
Description: 296 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction to The sacred journey / Frederick Buechner --
The good life and the abundant life / Michael Schut --
Excerpt from The overworked American / Juliet Schor --
The spirituality of everyday life / Cecile Andrews --
Entering the emptiness / Gerald May --
Contemplation and ministry / Henri Nouwen --
Spending money as if life really mattered / Evy McDonald --
Money / William Stringfellow --
The big economy, the great economy / Michael Schut --
Christian faith and the degradation of creation / John B. Cobb, Jr. --
How much is enough? / Alan Durning --
Word and flesh / Wendell Berry --
The pleasures of eating / Wendell Berry --
The great hunter-gatherer continuum / James T. Mulligan --
Christian existence in a world of limits / John B. Cobb, Jr. --
Structural changes / Cecile Andrews --
The lifestyle of Christian faithfulness / William Gibson --
Introduction to the politics of simplicity / Jerome Segal --
Epilogue from The simple life / David Shi --
Simplicity among the saints / Richard J. Foster --
Some notes from Belshaz'zar's feast / Timothy Weiskel --
Creation's care and keeping / Calvin DeWitt --
The discipline of simplicity / Richard J. Foster --
Worldview as inheritance / Michael Schut --
Traditional Western view of reality / Duane Elgin --
Healing ourselves and the earth / Shantilal Bhagat --
Sacred cosmology and the ecological crisis / Philip Sherrard --
Building community / Cecile Andrews --
Winter solstice at the Moab slough / Terry Tempest Williams --
Seeing the sacred in the ordinary / James T. Mulligan --
Extending our circle of compassion / Michael Schut --
Study guide / Michael Schut.
Responsibility: edited and compiled by Michael Schut.

Abstract:

"On its ten-year anniversary of publication, we are pleased to re-issue this popular title. Editor Michael Schut presents a rare collection of voices {u2014} Henri Nouwen, Cecile Andrews, Richard Foster and others {u2014} as they explore our use of money, the practice of simplicity, listening to our lives, widening our circle of community, and other topics at the core of how we live out our faith in our homes and workplaces. A study guide is included." -- Publisher's description.
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