Has anyone heard of the book 'Longing for God'?


I just received this book for Christmas, Longing for God, Seven Paths of Christian Devotion by Richard Foster and Gayle Beede and I was curious if anyone has read it or knows anything about it?

Is it a good book? Is it ‘Catholic’?




It’s not Catholic. It seems to be evangelical. It might undermine your Catholic faith if it encourages you to leave “ritual” for a personal relationship with God. (Since we can have both, and our Catholic spirituality is so deep and rich and devotional.) As a protestant, I respected one of the guys who wrote a review, Eugene Peterson. IF it were me, I would probably exchange it though. I’m picky that way,


Thank you very much!

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