In The New Shape Of World Christianity, Mark Noll articulates the historical progression of the north American church from its beginnings to its current state: a highly entrepreneurial, voluntary enterprise that often neglects its connection to the overarching thrust of the historical church.
The New Shape Of World Christianity
Preparation for Death
death viewed according to the senses terrifies and causes fear; but when viewed with the eyes of faith it consoles and becomes desirable, it appears terrible to sinners, but lovey and precious to the saints. this book teaches the proper attitude towards death. which is one of readiness; of always having one's debts cleared. read this book and know more on how to put yourself in the proper disposition of death when the time comes
A great many religious people undertake a serious dedication to prayer. They are moved by a longing for a deeper encounter with God that beckons them as a distant light at night on the sea. Yet far fewer become true contemplative souls, fot it is difficult to continue the quest for God in the face of many obstacles.
Dark Night of the Soul
In Dark Night of the Soul, Saint John of the Cross presents for us a portrait painted from his own experience of one who advances successfully through the struggles of the spiritual life.
The Complete Christian; A guide to living
The purpose of this book is to help us to learn to unlock the tabernacle where we have hidden Jesus safely away and to invite His presence into every aspect of our being, no longer saving God for Sunday alone.