Freedom of Simplicity (Paperback)

Finding Harmony in a Complex World

By Richard J. Foster

HarperOne, 9780060759711, 272pp.

Publication Date: August 30, 2005

Other Editions of This Title:
Mass Market (12/5/1997)
Compact Disc (9/1/2007)

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A revised and updated edition of the manifesto that shows how simplicity is not merely having less stress and more leisure but an essential spiritual discipline for the health of our soul.

About the Author

Richard J. Foster is the author of several bestselling books, including Celebration of Discipline, Streams of Living Water, Life with God, and Prayer, which was Christianity Today's Book of the Year and the winner of the Gold Medallion Award from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. He is the founder of Renovaré, an organization and a movement committed to the renewal of the church of Jesus Christ in all its multifaceted expressions, and the editor of The Life with God Bible.

Praise For Freedom of Simplicity: Finding Harmony in a Complex World

“Foster’s personal honesty, forthrightness, and literary courage are compelling.”
— Ted Engstrom, president emeritus, World Vision

“A stirring and timely message to Christians specifically and to humanity generally.”
— Mark Hatfield, senator from Oregon

“Belongs in the hearts and hands of all who call themselves Christ’s followers.”
— David Allan Hubbard, president and professor of Old Testament, Fuller Theological Seminary

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

“This book will become a challenging and formative part of your spiritual life.”
— Lauren Winner, author of Girl Meets God and Real Sex: The Naked Truth About Chastity