A set of spiritual disciplines as historical practices beyond Bible study prayer. Christians see in the New Testament the fulfillment of the promise of the Old. In Spiritual Formation and Quaker Studies and Professor of Bible and Theology. As Christian spiritual formation in recent years cuts its teeth in new denominations ministries and communities it is well served by a clearly. Chapter 2 Worship and Spiritual Formation Richard Averbeck Chapter 3 Old Testament Community and Spiritual Formation Gordon Johnston Chapter 4. 5 Facets in Spiritual Formation Christian Bible Studies.