By Gregory S. Clapper
"Gregory Clapper creatively makes use of Wesley's version of the religious trip with reliable biblical interpretation to supply a releasing method of Christian spirituality. He splendidly integrates the person religious pilgrimage either into the lifetime of the church and lifestyles within the world."
--M. Robert Mulholland, vice chairman, Asbury Theological Seminary
"This booklet reaffirms the conventional terminology of center faith, resembling repentance, religion, and holiness, in the sort of manner as to teach how the affections of the guts are important not just to non-public formation but in addition to potent human relationships that result in transformative motion within the world."
--Richard P. Heitzenrater, Professor of Church historical past and Wesley experiences, The Divinity college, Duke University
Gregory S. Clapper is Professor of faith and Philosophy on the collage of Indianapolis and is associate Professor of United Methodist reports at Christian Theological Seminary. He has authored many articles and 4 books.
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