Why Christian Pop Spirituality Sucks

The Vexed Man, 1771 - 1783

I am no novice when it comes to all the forms of spiritual discipline that Richard Forester outlined decades ago in his Celebration of Discipline. But, the way I see pop spirituality going these days, it’s a useless exercise in vanity. “Nothing is New under the Sun” – Ecclesiastes 1.9 Now, I’ve experimented and mastered a whole lot more of the techniques and special methods than Forester Discusses or promotes. Right now, there is a fad of Contemplative prayer, before that it was the Jesus Prayer (Hesychasm in Greek), and ever since the people of Israel returned from Babylon there […]

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