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The day is yours : slow spirituality in a fast-moving world / Ian Stackhouse.

By: Stackhouse, Ian.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Milton Keynes : Paternoster Press, 2008Description: xi, 158 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 184227600X :; 9781842276006.Subject(s): Time management -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Christian life | Spiritual life
Contents:
This is the day that the Lord has made -- Gospel rhythms -- One day at a time, sweet Jesus -- Sabbath rest -- A sermon on Naboth's vineyard -- The liturgy of the hours -- Your mercies are new every morning -- Practising the present -- Abide with me, fast falls the eventide -- Praying the psalms -- Glimpses of the day -- Give us today our daily bread -- The Lord's day -- Time, space, rhythm, and place.
Review: "The Day is Yours is a protest against the culture of speed both in the culture at large, but also, more ominously, in the church itself. Rooted in the monastic liturgy of the hours, The Day is Yours argues that in order for Christians to act as a truly prophetic witness, in a time of cultural decadence, they must recover a more biblical rhythm in which work, rest, relationships, worship and prayer are held together in creative tension. Written by a pastor, the central thrust of The Day is Yours is that living one day at a time with gratitude and contentedness is vital, lest the church capitulates to the distractedness of modern life."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [138]-154) and index.

Pt. 1. This is the day that the Lord has made -- 1. Gospel rhythms -- 2. One day at a time, sweet Jesus -- 3. Sabbath rest -- Interlude. A sermon on Naboth's vineyard -- Pt. 2. The liturgy of the hours -- 4. Your mercies are new every morning -- 5. Practising the present -- 6. Abide with me, fast falls the eventide -- Interlude. Praying the psalms -- Pt. 3. Glimpses of the day -- 7. Give us today our daily bread -- 8. The Lord's day -- 9. Time, space, rhythm, and place.

"The Day is Yours is a protest against the culture of speed both in the culture at large, but also, more ominously, in the church itself. Rooted in the monastic liturgy of the hours, The Day is Yours argues that in order for Christians to act as a truly prophetic witness, in a time of cultural decadence, they must recover a more biblical rhythm in which work, rest, relationships, worship and prayer are held together in creative tension. Written by a pastor, the central thrust of The Day is Yours is that living one day at a time with gratitude and contentedness is vital, lest the church capitulates to the distractedness of modern life."--BOOK JACKET.

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