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Overview J. Marshall Jenkins believes that irony undergirds the ordinary. Through the ironies of God's presence and absence, and human life and death, he feels the ordinary becomes extraordinary. Through the eyes of faith, one can catch glimpses of Christ.Some stories in this volume present biblical themes in a contemporary context; others examine contemporary spiritual concerns in biblical stories. All of the essays have grown out of the author's personal search for Christ, never to find him, always to be found in him.
J. Marshall Jenkins believes that irony under girds the ordinary. Through the ironies of God's presence and absence, and human life and death, he feels the ordinary becomes extraordinary. Through the eyes of faith, one can catch glimpses of Christ.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.96" Width: 5.25" Height: 0.46" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Dec 31, 1999
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN 0664254853 ISBN13 9780664254858
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More About J. Marshall Jenkins
J. Marshall Jenkins is Director of the Counseling Center at Berry College in Mount Berry, Georgia. He is the author of two books and numerous articles on counseling and Christian spirituality.