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Liturgical Year: The Spiraling Adventure of the Spiritual Life - The Ancient Practices Series
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Liturgical Year: The Spiraling Adventure of the Spiritual Life - The Ancient Practices Series

by Joan Chittister and Phyllis Tickle

Narrated by Karen Ireland and Deborah Seidel

A journey of the soul through the map of Christian time.The liturgical year, beginning on the first Sunday of Advent and carrying through the following November, is the year that sets out to attune the life of the Christian to the life of Jesus, the Christ.What may at first seem to be simply an arbitrary arrangement of ancient holy days, or liturgical season… Read more…

Sabbath: The Ancient Practices Series
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Sabbath: The Ancient Practices Series

by Allender PLLC and Phyllis Tickle

Narrated by Henry O. Arnold

What would you do for twenty-four hours if the only criteria were to pursue your deepest joy?Dan Allender's lyrical book about the Sabbath expels the myriad myths about this "day of rest," starting with the one that paints the Sabbath as a day of forced quiet, spiritual exercises, and religious devotion and attendance. This, he says, is at odds with the … Read more…

The Age of the Spirit: How the Ghost of an Ancient Controversy Is Shaping the Church

The Age of the Spirit: How the Ghost of an Ancient Controversy Is Shaping the Church

by Phyllis Tickle and Jon M Sweeney

A thousand years ago, the church experienced a time of tremendous upheaval called the Great Schism. The one faith became two churches, East and West, and the course of world history was forever changed. And it all swirled around one Latin word in the Nicene Creed, filioque, that indicated the Holy Spirit proceeded both from God the Father "and from the Son."… Read more…

Emergence Christianity: What It Is, Where It Is Going, and Why It Matters

Emergence Christianity: What It Is, Where It Is Going, and Why It Matters

by Phyllis Tickle

Whatever else one might say about Emergence Christianity, says Phyllis Tickle, one must agree it is shifting and re-configuring itself in such a prodigious way as to defy any final assessments or absolute pronouncements. Yet the insightful and well-read Tickle offers us a dispatch from the field to keep us informed of where Emergence Christianity now stands,… Read more…

The Great Emergence: How Christianity Is Changing and Why

The Great Emergence: How Christianity Is Changing and Why

by Phyllis Tickle

Rooted in the observation that massive transitions in the church happen about every 500 years, Phyllis Tickle shows readers that we live in such a time right now. She compares the Great Emergence to other "Greats" in the history of Christianity, including the Great Transformation (when God walked among us), the time of Gregory the Great, the Great Schism, an… Read more…

In Constant Prayer

In Constant Prayer

by Robert Benson and Phyllis Tickle

What does it mean to pray without ceasing? Is it really that important to pray as the early Church did?In this installment of The Ancient Practices series, Robert Benson presents a structure for our lives where we can live in continued awareness of God’s presence and reality. A pattern for worship and prayer that is offered to God at specific tim… Read more…

Fasting: The Ancient Practices

Fasting: The Ancient Practices

by Scot McKnight and Phyllis Tickle

“Fasting is the body talking what the spirit yearns, what the soul longs for, and what the mind knows to be true.”— Scot McKnightChristianity has traditionally been at odds with the human body. At times in the history of the church, Christians have viewed the body and physical desires as the enemy. Now, Scot McKnight, best-selling author… Read more…

Sacred Meal: The Ancient Practices Series

Sacred Meal: The Ancient Practices Series

by Nora Gallagher and Phyllis Tickle

The sacred meal that is part of our faith does more than connect us to the holy, it connects us to each other. "I think Jesus wanted his disciples and everyone who came after him to remember what they had together. What they made together. What it meant to be together. How the things he did could not have been done without them." In her inimitable style… Read more…

Sacred Journey: The Ancient Practices

Sacred Journey: The Ancient Practices

by Charles Foster and Phyllis Tickle

“When Yahweh became a man, he was a homeless vagrant. He walked through Palestine proclaiming that a mysterious kingdom had arrived...He called people to follow him, and that meant walking.”— Charles FosterHumans are built to wander. History is crisscrossed by their tracks. Sometimes there are obvious reasons for it: to get better food for themselves o… Read more…

Sabbath: The Ancient Practices

Sabbath: The Ancient Practices

by Dan Allender, Allender PLLC and Phyllis Tickle

What would you do for twenty-four hours if the only criteria were to pursue your deepest joy?Dan Allender’s lyrical book about the Sabbath expels the myriad myths about this “day of rest,” starting with the one that paints the Sabbath as a day of forced quiet, spiritual exercises, and religious devotion and attendance. This, he says, is … Read more…

Tithing: Test Me in This

Tithing: Test Me in This

by Douglas Leblanc and Phyllis Tickle

“‘Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this,’ says the Lord Almighty, ‘and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that you will not have room enough for it.’” — Malachi 3:1 0In these uncertain economic times, does it really make sense to tithe?Doug… Read more…

Liturgical Year: The Spiraling Adventure of the Spiritual Life - The Ancient Practices Series

Liturgical Year: The Spiraling Adventure of the Spiritual Life - The Ancient Practices Series

by Joan Chittister and Phyllis Tickle

A journey of the soul through the map of Christian time. The liturgical year, beginning on the first Sunday of Advent and carrying through the following November, is the year that sets out to attune the life of the Christian to the life of Jesus, the Christ. What may at first seem to be simply an arbitrary arrangement of ancient holy days, or liturgical seas… Read more…


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