Item description for The Pursuit of God: The Human Thirst for the Divine by A. W. Tozer & Grover Gardner...
Overview During a train trip from Chicago to Texas in the late 1940''s, A.W. Tozer began to write The Pursuit Of God. He wrote all night, the words coming to him as fast as he could put them down. When the train pulled into McAllen, the rough draft was done. Although written in such a remarkably short period of time, Tozer''s passionate classic offers not only a deeper understanding of Biblical Truth, but a personal encounter with the very Source of that Truth.
Publishers Description During a train trip from Chicago to Texas in the late 1940's, A.W. Tozer began to write The Pursuit Of God. He wrote all night, the words coming to him as fast as he could put them down. When the train pulled into McAllen, the rough draft was done. Although written in such a remarkably short period of time, Tozer's passionate classic offers not only a deeper understanding of Biblical Truth, but a personal encounter with the very Source of that Truth.
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Format: Audiobook, CD
Studio: Hovel Audio
Running Time: 180.00 minutes
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.2" Width: 5.08" Height: 0.81" Weight: 0.2 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2006
Publisher Hovel Audio
ISBN 1596444215 ISBN13 9781596444218
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More About A. W. Tozer & Grover Gardner
A.W. TOZER began his lifelong pursuit of God at the age of seventeen after hearing a street preacher in Akron, Ohio. A self-taught theologian, Tozer was a pastor, writer and editor whose powerful use of words continues to grip the intellect and stir the soul of today's reader. Among his best-loved books are the classics The Pursuit of God and The Attributes of God. WARREN W. WIERSBE (Th.B., Northern Baptist Seminary; D.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School), former pastor of the Moody Church and general director of Back to the Bible, has traveled widely as a Bible teacher and conference speaker. Because of his encouragement to those in ministry, Dr. Wiersbe is often referred to as "the pastor s pastor." He has authored over 150 books including Ministering to the Mourning, The Wiersbe Bible Commentary, On Being a Servant of God, and the Be series. Dr. Wiersbe and his wife, Betty, live in Lincoln, Nebraska."
A. W. Tozer was born in 1897 and died in 1963.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Pursuit Of God?
Most important Nov 2, 2008
I consider this book to be the most important I have ever read outside of the Bible itself.
Don't buy this edition Oct 24, 2008
A classic book but a horrible edition. I have never seen so many proofing errors in my life. Not acceptable.
The Pursuit of God Oct 13, 2008
The book itself, The Pursuit of God, is wonderful and powerful. There were a few editing errors that I found distracting. Also, other editions have discussion questions that were missing in this edition. I always appreciate having those.
This Version--Terrible Edition Oct 4, 2008
The book is amazing and should be read by believers in Jesus, as well as people who "just go to church." This edition, however, is edited badly and unreadable at times. :( I've only gotten through the introduction.
This book should be re-read annually Sep 28, 2008
It never ceases to amaze me how this book, unlike all of the others on the shelf (save the Bible), seems to demand to be re-read every year. Furthermore, I'm in awe of the way God uses it to "right the ship" of my spiritual life every time I read it. It's truly a timeless classic.
It should also be noted that the style of writing and the way in which the words flow is unlike anything else I've read. The bulk of the book was written during a train ride in 1949. The soul-stirring quality of this work shouts that God was leading and inspiring the hand that wrote. Don't confuse this with the inspiration of the Bible itself, I know Tozer had no such delusions. Rather, it's one man's journey into the deeper things of God, something badly needed by all of us who name Christ as our saviour.
If your heart is open and your mind is willing, this will likely be the genesis of a closer walk.