CS 501 Houston Graduate School of Theology. Introduction to Christian Spirituality, Part 2. Faith Lessons. Task of spiritual theology .
To describe and analyze the nature and effects of the gospel story, not just as facts, but how the facts impinge on the person whose relationship with God has been fundamentally changed by the story (Chan, 78).
The Already/Not Yet Principle
We must seek out the recreating stillness of solitude if we want to be with others meaningfully. We must seek the fellowship and accountability of others if we want to be alone safely. We must cultivate both if we are to live in obedience.