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Celebration of Discipline

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Celebration of Discipline

The Path to Spiritual Growth

By Richard J. Foster

HarperOne, Hardcover, 9780060628390, 256pp.

Publication Date: December 24, 2002


Richard J. Foster's Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth is hailed by many as the best modern book on Christian spirituality with millions of copies sold since its original publication in 1978.

In Celebration of Discipline, Foster explores the "classic Disciplines," or central spiritual practices, of the Christian faith to show how each of these areas contribute to a balanced spiritual life.

Foster, the bestselling author of several books (Prayer and Streams of Living Water) and intrachurch movement founder of Renovare, helps motivate Christians everywhere to embark on a journey of prayer and spiritual growth.

Praise For Celebration of Discipline

“If everybody in the country could read—and heed—this book, what a difference it would make to the planet.”
-Madeleine L'Engle

“Foster has challenged us to see Christian faith … as a life of spiritual transformation.”
-Brian D. McLaren, author of A New Kind of Christian

“Foster has taught me more about prayer and living faithfully than just about any other living author.”
-Lauren Winner, author of Girl Meets God

“This seminal work on the practice of spiritual disciplines is never outdated.”
-Relevant Magazine

“Richard Foster has given us a rare gift... The celebration of each discipline in this book hands us a tool that can be useful in helping us to integrate our inner and outer lives.”
-Macrina Wiederkehr, O.S.B., author of A Tree Full of Angels

“The best modern book on Christian spirituality..... No other book apart from the Bible has been so helpful to me in the nurturing of my inward journey of prayer and spiritual growth.”
-Ronald J. Sider, executive director, Evangelicals for Social Action