A Gospel of Hope

Author: Walter Brueggemann

Publisher: Hachette UK


Category: Religion

Page: 160

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'Wise words ... filled with a message of hope for humanity and the world' - Irish Catholic Walter Brueggemann is beloved and respected by scholars, preachers and laity alike for his penetrating insights on Scripture and prophetic diagnoses of our culture. Both are woven throughout this new collection of his writings, A Gospel of Hope, which encourages readers to abandon what is safe and routine and instead embrace the audacity required to live out one's faith. This must-have volume gathers Brueggemann's wisdom on topics ranging from anxiety and abundance to partisanship and the role of faith in public life.

The Gospel of Hope

Author: G. H. S. Walpole

Publisher: Forgotten Books


Category: Self-Help

Page: 130

View: 284

Excerpt from The Gospel of Hope: A Message of Comfort for the Sorrowing If in this I have made Hope more easy and fellow ship with the departed more natural I shall be thank ful. I have added some prayers for the departed that those who wish to express what the Archbishop of Canterbury has called the instinctive, natural, loyal craving of the bereaved may see how others have done this, and in their words or words of their own find their way into that active fellowship with their friends which means the maintenance of spiritual friendship. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

The Gospel of Mark Made Easy

Author: Patrick J. Flanagan

Publisher: Paulist Press


Category: Religion

Page: 188

View: 308

Makes sense of Mark's Gospel by explaining it within the context of its original audience, the early Church in Rome.

Romans--Paul's Letter of Hope

Author: John Paul Heil

Publisher: Gregorian Biblical BookShop


Category: Religion

Page: 124

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By considering not only the “hope” (elpis) word-field but other expressions and statements of hope, as well as the opposites of hope—despair and presumption—this work demonstrates how Paul's concern to awaken and strengthen the hope of his Christian audience pervades and unifies the entire Letter to the Romans.

The Road of Hope: A Gospel from Prison

Author: Frances Xavier Nguyen Van Thuan

Publisher: BookBaby


Category: Religion

Page: 200

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Cardinal Francis Xavier Nguyen Van Thuan is one of the most inspiring voices of the twentieth century, a true modern-day hero. During a time of political unrest in Vietnam, he was arrested for his faith and spent the next thirteen years in prison. There he endured harsh treatment and deplorable conditions. Nine of those thirteen years he spent in solitary confinement. During those long years of isolation and imprisonment, instead of giving in to despair and self-pity, Van Thuan learned his greatest lesson. He found God in the darkness; he was never alone, never without comfort. He discovered that his life still had purpose, even in the midst of incredible suffering. He began using scraps of paper to compose messages of hope and courage for his fellow believers, which were smuggled out and eventually published. These short messages of encouragement, 1,001 in total, were instantly popular with the Vietnamese people, many of whom also knew what it was like to suffer for their faith. And now, from the damp darkness of a prison cell thousands of miles away, these messages of hope and light have passed through barbed wire, traveled across oceans, and been handed down over many years to speak to your heart today to offer you hope and light for your path.
Biography & Autobiography

The Road of Hope

Author: Francis Xavier Nguyen Van Thuan

Publisher: New City Press


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 220

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The Gospel of John and Christian Theology

Author: Richard Bauckham

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing


Category: Religion

Page: 404

View: 343

In recent years, the disciplines of biblical studies and systematic theology have grown apart and largely lost the means of effective communication with one another. Unfortunately, this relational disconnect affects more than just these particular fields of study; it impacts the life of the church as a whole. The first St. Andrews Conference on Scripture and Theology brought leading biblical scholars and systematic theologians together in conversation, seeking to bridge the biblical-theological gap.

Hope of the Gospel

Author: George MacDonald

Publisher: tredition


Category: Fiction

Page: 124

View: 918

This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide. At tredition we believe that a great book never goes out of style. Several mostly non-profit literature projects provide content to tredition. To support their good work, tredition donates a portion of the proceeds from each sold copy. As a reader of a TREDITION CLASSICS book, you support our mission to save many of the amazing works of world literature from oblivion.