Item description for Prophets: Words of Fire by Megan McKenna...
The prophets of old -- Moses, Elijah, Amos, Jeremiah, Isaiah, Job and others -- were truth-tellers who announced God's will. Sometimes strangely dressed, other times seemingly mad, their attention was riveted on the time and troubles in which they lived. Curiously enough, the troubles of yesterday are also the troubles of today: poverty and injustice, idolatry and abuse of power.
We often search among different spiritualities for guidance on how to lead our lives and how to find that kernel of truth, forgetting that all were originally derived from Scripture -- the words of Scripture pronounced by the prophets and then again by Jesus, the last prophet. Drawing on Scripture and a treasure house of stories, especially from the Jewish tradition, McKenna breathes life into the prophets and opens their messages to us.
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Studio: Orbis Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.28" Width: 5.47" Height: 0.56" Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Release Date Mar 19, 2001
Publisher Orbis Books
Series Modern Spiritual Masters
ISBN 1570753644 ISBN13 9781570753640
Availability 76 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 22, 2016 05:39.
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More About Megan McKenna
MEGAN McKENNA is an internationally known author, lecturer, retreat leader, and spiritual director. She received her doctorate from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California, and has taught in Dublin, Ireland, Chicago, San Francisco, and Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she currently lives. She is the author of more than fifteen books, including Send My Roots Rain and The New Stations of the Cross, both published by Doubleday.
Megan McKenna currently resides in Albuquerque Alburquerque Albur, in the state of New Mexico.
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