Nearer to the Heart of God
By Bernard Bangley (Editor)
(Paraclete Press, Paperback, 9781557254177, 400pp.)
Publication Date: January 2005
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This comprehensive, inspiring guide to the richness of Christian devotion will introduce you to each time period (ancient, medieval, modern), and to both women and men that are essential for experiencing the wide range of Christian spirituality. Daily excerpts from classic works are presented in updated language for today, revealing their modern relevance for us. These timeless devotional readings are culled from best-loved Christian authors including Thomas a Kempis, Gertrude of Helfta, Augustine, John Calvin, Francis de Sales, Julian of Norwich, and Thomas Cranmer. Each reading beautifully expresses the heart of the Christian way, with all its challenges and possibilities.