Richard Foster

Spirituality, Theology

Richard J. Foster is a Quaker theologian and author of Celebration of Discipline, which sold over one million copies and was named by Christianity Today as one of the top ten books of the twentieth century. His many other books include PrayerStreams of Living Water, and Sanctuary of the Soul. Foster holds a Doctor of Pastoral Theology degree from Fuller Theological Seminary; he has served as a professor at Friends University, and as a pastor of Evangelical Friends churches. He is the founder of Renovaré, a non­prof­it organization that mod­els and advo­cates full­ness of life with God expe­ri­enced, by grace, through the spir­i­tu­al prac­tices of Jesus and of the his­tor­i­cal Church.

Festival Years: 2014