• Return to the Promised Land

    The Story of Our Spiritual Recovery

    By Grant R. Schnarr

    A practical guide for spiritual growth and recovery from addiction that combines a twelve-step program with a fresh approach to the Exodus story. Read more

    Paperback, 248 pages


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Return to the Promised Land is a practical guide for spiritual growth that combines a twelve-step program with a fresh approach to the Exodus story. In this accessible, nonsectarian book, Schnarr compares the Israelites’ struggles in the wilderness to present-day battles to overcome addictions or compulsive behaviors.

In each chapter, Schnarr examines one biblical episode, exploring the plight or progress of the Israelites as he shows parallels to contemporary psychological and behavioral setbacks or successes. Among the issues he addresses are escaping the ego’s tyranny, holding onto hope in stressful times, and accepting minor problems. Practical exercises at the end of each chapter help the reader apply Schnarr’s insights to his or her spiritual recovery.

About the Author

Grant R. Schnarr is a teacher, certified life-coach, and Senior Pastor of Newchurchlive.tv, a live televised spiritual broadcast which reaches people world-wide. He is the author of several books on spiritual growth and recovery. His recent work The Art of Spiritual Warfare, published by Quest Books, has been published in several languages on four continents. He has written five other works for the Swedenborg Foundation: Ghost Brother AngelThe Guardian Angel DiaryReturn to the Promised Land, Spiritual Recovery, and Way of Wisdom, which was co-edited with Eric Buss. Learn more about him at his author’s web site: www.grantschnarr.com

Reviews

“Schnarr’s understanding of the archetypal depths of the journey home to Canaan will inspire readers to revisit this Old Testament story.”

Library Journal

“Carl Jung said that alcoholism, on a primitive level, was the equivalent of a spiritual thirst. Grant Schnarr details the means of slaking that thirst.”

—George Nash, M.D., Cottonwood Centers

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