Newsletter   Secure Checkout   Shopping Cart (0 Items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

Tell It Slant, Study Guide [Paperback]

By Eugene H. Peterson (Author) & Peter Santucci (Author)
Our Price $ 4.20  
Retail Value $ 6.00  
You Save $ 1.80  (30%)  
Item Number 92502  
Buy New $4.20
Available on the Internet only.

Item description for Tell It Slant, Study Guide by Eugene H. Peterson & Peter Santucci...

This helpful study guide is designed to enable small groups in schools or churches - or even individuals - to delve deeper into the timely wisdom of Tell It Slant. Peterson's discussion is here broken into sessions for study, each of which contains a summary, a list of key adjectives, quotations to consider, and questions for interaction.

Publishers Description
Just as God used words both to create the world and to give us commandments, we too use words for many different purposes. In fact, we use the same language to talk to each other and to talk to God. Can our everyday speech, then, be just as important as the words and prayers we hear from the pulpit? Eugene Peterson unequivocally says Yes / Tell It Slant explores how Jesus used language he was earthy, not abstract; metaphorical, not dogmatic. His was not a direct language of information or instruction but an indirect, oblique language requiring a participating imagination slant language. In order to witness and teach accurately in Jesus name, then, it is important for us to use language the way he did. / Part 1 focuses on Jesus words in everyday contexts his teachings to the crowds, the stories he told, his conversations with his disciples. Part 2 shifts the focus to Jesus prayers the words he spoke to God the Father. / Petersons Tell It Slant promises to deepen our understanding of Jesus words, strengthen our awareness of language as a gift of God, and nurture our efforts to make all of our speech convey a blessing to others.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Studio: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Pages   71
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.8" Width: 5.9" Height: 0.4"
Weight:   0.3 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Oct 1, 2008
Publisher   Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Edition  Student/Stdy Gde  
Series  Spiritual Theology  
Series Number  4  
ISBN  0802863795  
ISBN13  9780802863799  

Availability  11 units.
Availability accurate as of Oct 28, 2016 06:46.
Usually ships within one to two business days from La Vergne, TN.
Orders shipping to an address other than a confirmed Credit Card / Paypal Billing address may incur and additional processing delay.

More About Eugene H. Peterson & Peter Santucci

Eugene H. Peterson Eugene H. Peterson (born November 6, 1932), is a pastor, scholar, author, and poet. He has written over thirty books, including Gold Medallion Book Award winner The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language[1] (Navpress Publishing Group, 2002), a contemporary translation of the Bible.

Peterson was born in East Stanwood, Washington and grew up in Kalispell, Montana. He earned his B.A. in philosophy from Seattle Pacific University, his S.T.B. from New York Theological Seminary, and his M.A. in Semitic languages from Johns Hopkins University. He also holds several honorary doctoral degrees. In 1962, Peterson was a founding pastor of Christ Our King Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) in Bel Air, Maryland, where he served for 29 years before retiring in 1991. He was Professor of Spiritual Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia until retiring in 2006. He now lives in Montana.

Eugene H. Peterson currently resides in Vancouver. Eugene H. Peterson was born in 1932.

Eugene H. Peterson has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Experiencing God
  2. Exploration in Vocational Holiness
  3. First Book Challenge
  4. Growing Deeper
  5. Growing in Christ
  6. LifeChange
  7. Lifeguide Bible Studies
  8. Message
  9. My First Message
  10. Navpress Devotional Readers
  11. Quiet Times for the Heart
  12. Studies in Christian Living

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Clergy > Ministry
3Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Spirituality > General
4Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Spirituality

Christian Product Categories
Books > Bible Study > General Studies > General

Similar Products

Reviews - What do customers think about Tell It Slant, Study Guide?

Less than provocative.  Oct 21, 2009
The Peterson book I love. It has moved me to try lecto divina again after several other attempts seemed to just fizzle out. But here I am reviewing the study guide.

I am using the Peterson book in a small group bible study situation. The study guide, after four sessions, seems monotonous and stifles discussion rather than encouraging it.

Talking individually to other members of the group during the week, The "slanted" look at the parables is creating excitement and new perspectives. The book is great. Then we pick up the study guide and stare in silence at each other. The study guide seems to me to throw water on the fire Peterson sparks.

I am ready to give the study guide one more try and then chuck and go directly to Peterson.
peterson tells it straight  Dec 20, 2008
"Tell it slant" is another work in Dr Peterson's remarkable works on the Bible. His translation "The Meassage" is sometimes referred to as the hip-hop bible, for its post-modern idiomatic language.
This approach is always refreshing, occasionally odd, but always enlightening. The well-known parables of Jesus are re-worked (one cringes to say they're deconstructed) under fresh and wonderful light
You'll never read any of these stories again in quite the same way, Peterson has opened a new perspective, a different angle. In short, this book is a joy to read and discover.

Write your own review about Tell It Slant, Study Guide

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Tell It Slant, Study Guide

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy