New Philippians Study Guide Invites Students to Let the Text Change Them
Energion Publications is pleased to announce release of Philippians: A Participatory Study Guide by Dr. Bruce Epperly to begin shipping on July 25, 2011, consisting of 8 lessons and 122 pages.
Each lesson includes prayers, spiritual exercises, thought questions, and theological reflection. “The exercises were exceptionally challenging for my class, inviting the students to think of spiritual things in a completely new way,” said publisher Henry Neufeld, who used advance copies of this book in his own teaching before publishing it.
Rev. Geoffrey Lentz, who also authored a book in this series, says that “reading Philippians in this way will change your life.” Dr. George Carey, Professor of New Testament at Lancaster Theological Seminary says he will recommend that groups in his own congregation make use of the book. (A full list of endorsements can be found on the book’s catalog page, http://energionpubs.com/
The book is 122 pages in length, including front and back matter, and will be available from Energion Direct (http://energiondirect.com) or from most online retailers. Review or evaluation copies are available from the publisher.
Rev. Bruce Epperly, Ph.D., (http://bruceepperly.com) is a teacher, spiritual guide, writer, lecturer, retreat leader, and reiki teacher. The author of twenty books, including Holy Adventure: 41 Days of Audacious Living, he is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and United Church of Christ.
A graduate of Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California, in 1980, Bruce has served as a faculty member at Central Michigan University, Georgetown University, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Wesley Theological Seminary, and Lancaster Theological Seminary. He also served as Senior Protestant Chaplain at Georgetown University. He regularly lectures, leads workshops and retreats, and gives reiki trainings throughout the United States and Canada.
Bruce is married to Dr. Katherine Gould Epperly and is the father of Matt Epperly.
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