November 18 is the birthday of Howard Thurman, noted pastor and theologian.
To mark the occasion, we offer the following introductory reading guide to the most significant Howard Thurman books .
We’ve ordered this list in the order that we think the books should be read, and offered a brief explanation of why each book was included. We’ve also included excerpts of most the books via Google Books.
In this little book, Thurman focuses on five basic spiritual disciplines: commitment, growing in wisdom/stature, suffering, prayer, reconciliation. These disciplines will undoubtedly help keep up rooted in trying times.
Image Credit: Detail from the cover of JESUS AND THE DISINHERITED (Cropped)
C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at: C-Christopher-Smith.com
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