"Dann Wigner's publication attracts on his interesting study into ECM teams within the Southwestern united states, concentrating on how they interact in mystical practices derived from long-standing Christian traditions. utilizing ethnographic tools, Wigner explores how ECM contributors include and make feel of those practices, furnishing an illuminating dialogue of 1 of the main exciting and unpredictable routine in modern Christianity."
--Mathew visitor, Durham college, UK
"This booklet is a welcome contribution to the scholarship at the rising Church flow. It presents compelling snapshots of ways rising Christianity is expressed at the flooring, exploring how rising Christians interact with mystical traditions. Its insights approximately 'spiritual borrowing' bring up questions for destiny learn within the field."
--Gladys Ganiel, Queen's collage Belfast
"The Christian lifestyles is healthier understood as a sequence of practices which come from, and shape, religion. whereas the religion doesn't swap, the form of the practices does. Dann Wigner has explored and is familiar with the form trustworthy practices are taking in an ever-changing and rising church, and for this we has to be grateful."
--William Brosend, tuition of Theology, The college of the South, Sewanee, TN
Dann Wigner is an accessory professor at heart Tennessee country college, Wayland Baptist collage, and the college of the South. He teaches spiritual stories sessions on the collage point and has provided workshops, seminars, and one-on-one course in Christian contemplation for numerous years. He additionally has an intensive heritage in theological librarianship, and he's presently guideline and data Literacy Librarian on the collage of the South. this is often his first book.
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