The Wisdom of Stability: Rooting Faith in a Mobile Culture

The Wisdom of Stability: Rooting Faith in a Mobile Culture


By (author) Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

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  • Publisher: Paraclete Press
  • Format: Paperback | 164 pages
  • Dimensions: 135mm x 201mm x 18mm | 181g
  • Publication date: 1 May 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Orleans, MA
  • ISBN 10: 1557256233
  • ISBN 13: 9781557256232
  • Sales rank: 193,608

Product description

In The Wisdom of Stability, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove illuminates the bible and monastic understanding of why staying in one place is both a virtue, and good for you.

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Author information

Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove is a leader of the new monastic movement and co-founded the Rutba House community in Durham, North Carolina. An associate minister at St. John's Baptist Church in Durham, he also directs the School for Conversion, a partnership among new monastic communities for alternative theological education. His other books include "Becoming the Answer to Our Prayers," "New Monasticism," and "God's Economy."

Review quote

"Jonathan speaks out like the prophets of old, and calls us into an alternative lifestyle." --Tony Campolo, Professor Emeritus, Eastern University

Back cover copy

A work of startling authenticity, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove's new book speaks to each of us who seek an authentic path of Christian transformation. He shows you how you can: cultivate stability by rooting yourself more deliberately in the place where you live.Truly engage with the people you are withSlow down and participate in simpler rhythms of life.Live in ways that speak to the deeper yearnings of the human heart.