Match the six “traditions” of spirituality with the type of life each emphasizes and recognize thethings to keep in mind regarding them
1 The Holiness Tradition: The Virtuous Life
2 The Charismatic Tradition: The Spirit-Empowered Life
3 The Social Justice Tradition: The Compassionate Life
4 The Evangelical Tradition: The Word-Centered Life
5 The Incarnational Tradition: The Sacramental Life
6 The Contemplative Tradition: The Prayer-Filled Life
- Keep a few things in mind:
- 1 Each of these traditions/streams is rooted in the life and ministry of Jesus.
2 If we are looking for a well-rounded and balanced spirituality, we want to see aspects ofeach of these traditions being evidenced in our lives and ministries.
3 We are all naturally drawn to one or more of these streams due to temperament,experience or upbringing.
4 Conversely, our apprehension or fear of other traditions is often rooted in the fact that ithas been outside of our history and experience, and we have probably been warned about“those people” in those traditions.