A Brief History of Spirituality
tells the story of Christian spirituality from its origins in the New Testament to the present day.
- Charts the main figures, ideas, images and historical periods, showing how and why spirituality has changed and developed over the centuries
- Draws out the distinctive themes of Christian spirituality, exploring the historical and cultural events and experiences that changed people’s attitudes and practices
- Coverage extends right up to the modern day, exploring the huge changes in spirituality in recent years and the way it is nowadays often contrasted with ‘religion’
- Written by a leading commentator on spirituality, and published in the popular Brief Histories of Religion series