You Are What You Love

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You Are What You Love: The Spiritual Power of Habit

James K.A. Smith. Publisher: Brazos Press, Grand Rapids, 2016.

224 pages
ISBN: 978-1587433801
ASIN: B012H10K3G

Summary

Author James Smith believes that who and what we worship fundamentally shape our hearts. He states that we may not realize the ways our hearts are taught to love rival gods instead of the One for whom we were made. And while we desire to shape culture, we are not often aware of how culture shapes us. Smith helps us recognize the formative power of culture and the transformative possibilities of solid Christian practices.

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