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The Resource You are what you love : the spiritual power of habit, James K.A. Smith

You are what you love : the spiritual power of habit, James K.A. Smith

Label
You are what you love : the spiritual power of habit
Title
You are what you love
Title remainder
the spiritual power of habit
Statement of responsibility
James K.A. Smith
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
You are what you love. But you might not love what you think. In this book, award-winning author James K. A. Smith shows that who and what we worship fundamentally shape our hearts. And while we desire to shape culture, we are not often aware of how culture shapes us. We might not realize the ways our hearts are being taught to love rival gods instead of the One for whom we were made. Smith helps readers recognize the formative power of culture and the transformative possibilities of Christian practices. He explains that worship is the "imagination station" that incubates our loves and longings so that our cultural endeavors are indexed toward God and his kingdom. This is why the church and worshiping in a local community of believers should be the hub and heart of Christian formation and discipleship. Following the publication of his influential work Desiring the Kingdom, Smith received numerous requests from pastors and leaders for a more accessible version of that book's content. No mere abridgment, this new book draws on years of Smith's popular presentations on the ideas in Desiring the Kingdom to offer a fresh, bottom-up rearticulation. The author creatively uses film, literature, and music illustrations to engage readers and includes new material on marriage, family, youth ministry, and faith and work. He also suggests individual and communal practices for shaping the Christian life
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, James K. A.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Liturgics
  • Worship
  • Christianity and culture
Label
You are what you love : the spiritual power of habit, James K.A. Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
You are what you love: to worship is human -- You might not love what you think: learning to read "secular" liturgies -- The spirit meets you where you are: historic worship for a postmodern age -- What story are you in?: the narrative arc of formative Christian worship -- Guard your heart: the liturgies of home -- Teach your children well: learning by heart -- You make what you want: vocational liturgies
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 210 pages
Isbn
9781587433801
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2015040686
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
You are what you love : the spiritual power of habit, James K.A. Smith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
You are what you love: to worship is human -- You might not love what you think: learning to read "secular" liturgies -- The spirit meets you where you are: historic worship for a postmodern age -- What story are you in?: the narrative arc of formative Christian worship -- Guard your heart: the liturgies of home -- Teach your children well: learning by heart -- You make what you want: vocational liturgies
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 210 pages
Isbn
9781587433801
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2015040686
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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