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Overview In twelve chapters with titles such as "God's Kingdom in Person," "Facing Death," "Jesus the Healer, and "The Abiding Presence" Father O'Collins writes with a heart that knows the struggle of his contemporaries to find an anchor in a tumultuous world. He knows that the call of Jesus is not to a life lived apart from that tumult, but is an invitation that confers the courage to be in the world.
Publishers Description In this much-needed book, Father Gerald O'Collins brings together a lifetime of discipleship, prayer, and scholarship. The reader finds each of these attributes of a beloved theologian richly on display in twelve chapters with titles such as "God's Kingdom in Person," "Jesus the Healer," "The Story-Teller," "The Teacher," "Facing Death," and "The Abiding Presence." In a work filled with wisdom and insight, the reader gains new perspective on such perennial treasures as the Beatitudes and the Lord's Prayer. O'Collins writes with a heart that knows the struggle of his contemporaries to find an anchor in a tumultuous world. And he knows that the call of Jesus is not to a life lived apart from that tumult. Instead, the portrait he draws is of one who gives us the courage to be in the world.
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Commonweal - 06/05/2009 page 28
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Studio: Orbis Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.54" Width: 5.41" Height: 0.79" Weight: 0.76 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2008
Publisher Orbis Books
ISBN 1570757836 ISBN13 9781570757839
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More About Gerald O'Collins
Gerald O'Collins is a Research Professor of Theology at St Mary's University College, Twickenham.