This resource for spiritual formation includes original Christian poetry, theological analysis, and spiritual formation exercises based on the lectio divina. Following the seasons of the church year, Ben Witherington and Julie Noelle Hare guide readers on their spiritual journeys to explore “the living legacy” of faith in the biblical God. Each reading includes poetry, a Scripture passage, guided prayer, theological reflections, ideas for journaling, and more. With Ben and Julie as your guides, you will journey through the Christian year with hope and discover the power of contemplative reflection for deepening your relationship with God.
Don’t miss out on another powerful resource from Ben Witherington, New Testament Rhetoric: An Introductory Guide to the Art of Persuasion in and of the New Testament.
A wonderful treasury of the spiritual life.
—Timothy George, dean and professor of divinity, history, and doctrine, Beeson Divinity School
The Living Legacy is a must read for anyone who seeks to understand and be transformed by written reflections on the holy mysteries of the Christian year and beyond.
—John Bryson Chane, Episcopal bishop, Diocese of Washington, D.C.
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Ben Witherington is one of the top evangelical scholars in the world, and is an elected member of the prestigious Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas (SNTS), a society dedicated to New Testament studies. He is the Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary, and on the doctoral faculty at St. Andrews University in Scotland. He has written over 40 books, including The Jesus Quest and The Paul Quest, both of which were selected as top biblical-studies works by Christianity Today. He is also the author of The Acts of the Apostles: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary and the books included in the Ben Witherington III Collection (5 vols.).
Julie Noelle Hare holds degrees from the University of Arkansas and Asbury Theological Seminary.