Letters by a Modern Mystic

Letters by a Modern Mystic

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First published in 1937, Letters by a Modern Mystic is a compilation of excerpts from letters Christian missionary Frank C. Laubach wrote to his father. Within them, Laubach shares his findings of the greatest experiment of his life: attempting to live in moment-by-moment communication with God.

Short, simple and extraordinarily powerful, this little book offers a profoundly challenging but life-changing way of living. Laubach’s letters are thoughtful and honest, documenting his failings and struggles with this spiritual discipline – but also showing the joy, wonder and transformation he experienced by connecting with God and living in communion with him every minute of the day.

Easy to read and full of wisdom, Letters by a Modern Mystic is essential reading for anyone seeking to deepen their connection with God or wanting to make their spiritual formation part of their everyday life. With a foreword by Pete Grieg show its continued relevance for today, it will challenge you to see that it is possible to live in communion with God in every moment and change the way you approach your faith.

Included at the back of this book is ‘The Game with Minutes’, the practical guide Laubach developed to assist others in applying the principles and spiritual practices in his letters. It is a game that has transformed countless lives – and it is time for a new generation to play.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 117 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 13mm | 130g
  • Form
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0281085838
  • 9780281085835
  • 469,031

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'If you will patiently begin to follow the instructions given in this book, you will very quickly see the astonishing results.' * Dallas Willard, author and teacher *
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About Frank C. Laubach

Frank C. Laubach (1884-1970) was a Christian evangelical missionary and mystic known as 'The Apostle to the Illiterates'. He trained at Princeton University, Union Theological Seminary, and Columbia University. He founded Laubach Literacy, which in 2002 became part of ProLiteracy Worldwide. As well as Letters by a Modern Mystic, he wrote a number of devotional writings and works on literacy.
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