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New hope for Christian ashrams movement

The term “Christian ashram” sounds arrestingly odd, if not downright implausible, along the lines of “Buddhist revival” or “Muslim camp meeting.” But Christian ashrams have been around since 1930, when E. Stanley Jones (1884-1973), the great Methodist missionary, preacher and author, adapted a spiritual renewal practice he encountered in India. At their height, when Jones […]