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A simple introduction to the various Christian spiritual traditions?

You would think that there should be a really good introductory survey article, essay or book chapter out there that describes various distinctives within Christian spirituality – either by theme or by historical period. Something that looks briefly at each of things like monastic tradition (desert and cloister), mysticism, mendicant spirituality (Franciscan & Dominican), Lutheran, Anglican, Reformed, Holiness/Wesleyan etc.

Now, I know there are some good books out there like the one’s below – but what about a magazine or introductory academic article? Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Books that do this include:

As does something like Foster’s Streams of Living Water: Celebrating the Great Traditions of Christian Faith does this.

I shall continue my trawling of journals, books and magazines…

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