Learning Humility: A Year of Searching for a Vanishing Virtue

Book, 2022, 182 pp
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In a society where raging narcissism dominates the moral landscape, the virtue of humility is often dismissed as irrelevant. Not only is humility vanishing from contemporary culture, but we are also witnessing how destructive a lack of humility has become among our churches and ministry leaders. And yet, Richard Foster insists that humility is central to the journey toward character formation and spiritual transformation. For this reason he decided to spend a year studying the virtue of humility.

Using the Lakota calendar as a framework, Foster provides us with a look into the insights he gathered from sources ranging from Native American culture to Julian of Norwich to Scripture to personal friends. By engaging with both the spiritual classics and Foster's own experiences, Learning Humility provides profound insight into what humility can look like in our current cultural climate.

Join Richard Foster on the journey toward a life of humility, which he says leads us into "freedom, joy, and holy hilarity."

TypePrint
GenrePersonal Theory/Thesis
ExpressionGeneral Writing/Recording
TopicHumility
EventAutumn, Summer, Spring, Winter
AudienceAdults
LanguageEnglish
PublisherInterVarsity Press
ISBN9781514002124

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