or decades Dr. Gary Chapman’s best-selling books have shown readers how tospeak the “love languages” of those they care about. Now he digs even deeper touncover the foundations of what it means to cultivate a lifestyle of love and how doing so leads to satisfaction and success in every area of life.Drawing fresh insights from timeless biblical principles, Chapman presents poignantstories of real people who have discovered the joys of living out the seven characteristicsof authentic love: kindness, patience, forgiveness, humility, courtesy, generosity, and hon-esty. Enhanced with eye-opening self tests, practical ideas for building daily habits of love,and inspiring examples of love’s power to change lives, this book guides readers in puttinglove to work in all of their interpersonal relationships.Convinced that in a world of constant conflict people desperately need authentic love,Chapman paints a compelling vision of how life can be richer and relationships moresatisfying for anyone who practices
Love As a Way of Life.
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is the author of twenty-five books,including the
New York Times
The Five Love Languages,
with more than 4 million copies in print.His daily radio program,
ALove Language Minute,
isbroadcast on more than 100 stations nationwide.Chapman, a graduate of Moody Bible Institute,Wheaton College, Wake Forest University, andSouthwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, serves onthe pastoral staff at Calvary Baptist Church inWinston-Salem, North Carolina.
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