Life of Faith

Life of Faith

Books

Hayy ibn Yaqzan, by Ibn Tufayl

A book I like to teach

The 12th-century Muslim mystic Ibn Tufayl relates the story of a spontaneously generated child raised by a gazelle on a desert island, and the process by which he attains union with God through the naturally acquired art of mystic contemplation.

Books

Standing Naked Before God, by Molly Phinney Baskette

Fall books

Molly Phinney Baskette's book is not a robust example of the Christian practice of confession. But she does offer a glimpse into the life of a church that is thriving against the odds.

Books

Spiritual Companioning, by Angela H. Reed, Richard R. Osmer, and Marcus G. Smucker

Fall books

The authors of Spiritual Companioning suggest a way forward for those disenchanted with polite, shallow church relationships.