Spiritual Direction

Speaker(s): James Houston
Date: 1989
Length: 13h 38min
Product ID: RGDL1950S

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James Houston presents an historical and theological overview of spiritual direction. He begins with the Biblical foundations of discipleship before going on to outline various patterns of spiritual direction which range from the French and Spanish mystics to the Puritan pastors. Lectures include:

  • Temperament and Spirituality
  • Formation of Christian Character
  • Theology of Discipleship in the Gospels
  • Holy Trinity in the Life of Prayer
  • Devotional Growth of Spiritual Personality
  • Patterns of Spiritual Direction: The Role of the Paideia
  • Patterns of Spiritual Direction: Monasticism
  • Patterns of Spiritual Direction: The Spanish Mystics
  • Patterns of Spiritual Direction: The French Mystics
  • Patterns of Spiritual Direction: John Calvin
  • The Pastoral Direction of the Puritans
  • Guidelines for Spiritual Direction
  • Principles of Spiritual Self-Direction

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James M. Houston is Board of Governors' Professor of Spiritual Theology at Regent College. Previously, he was University Lecturer at Oxford University. He is author of I Believe in the Creator, In Search of Happiness, The Heart's Desire: A Guide to Personal Fulfillment, The Transforming Power of Prayer: Deepening Your Friendship with God., Joyful Exiles, and Letters of Faith Through the Seasons.

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