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Being Mindful, Being Christian An guide to mindful discipleship Joanna Collicutt, Roger Bretherton, Jennifer Brickman

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ISBN:
9780857217868
Published:
18th November 2016
Format:
Digital (delivered electronically)
Dimensions:
256 pages:
Monarch Books
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What is mindfulness? And should we as Christians be mindful? Mindfulness programmes are increasingly being used for issues as wide-ranging as depression, pain, employee engagement, and character development, and many Christians are wondering what to make of all this. In this book, experienced psychologists explain what is meant by "being mindful", help readers to view mindfulness more broadly than the context of Buddhism in which it is often framed, and profile the rich Christian tradition of mindful-like practice. By bringing a Christ-centred approach to mindful awareness, the authors demonstrate how to apply this practice to discipleship and spiritual growth. Readers are equipped to decide the extent to which they wish to learn and practice mindfulness, to approach it without fear, and to draw on the good within it to develop their relationship with Jesus.

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