Becoming God's Beloved in the Company of Friends: A by Mary Margaret Pazdan

By Mary Margaret Pazdan

Becoming God's loved within the corporation of Friends bargains a clean standpoint and invitations people to enhance a private and communal Christian spirituality. It deals how to deepen dedication to reside as a disciple of Jesus for my part and with others. It bridges the space among a first-century biblical textual content and twenty-first-century readers who starvation for real spirituality at the present time. each one bankruptcy specializes in a number of tales and some teachings to demonstrate a specific attribute of turning into a disciple.

"Here is a fantastically evocative religious examining of the Gospel of John. whereas resting on sound scholarship, this is often stored within the historical past inviting the reader to interact without delay with the Gospel textual content sensitively and intelligently. Modeling the spirituality of the Gospel the writer writes self-consciously and in discussion with a reader, supplying the problem to go into into the textual content, then to permit the textual content to remodel the reader's existence. this is scholarship at its most sensible, because it communicates its intensity in a way available to all. Pazdan's publication is a worthwhile source for one's reflective non secular analyzing, or for a small crew accumulating to debate and pray with the Fourth Gospel. because the Gospel it truly is dependent upon, this publication invitations one into lifestyles within the family of God."
--Mary L. Coloe. Australian Catholic University.

"[This is] a therapy of Johannine theology that displays a real pastoral sensitivity. Mary Pazdan articulates good the communal size of a gospel that each one too frequently noticeable as in simple terms thinking about the believer's angle towards Jesus, the daddy, and the Spirit. This publication could be a precious source for people desirous to use the gospel of John in the way to surely deepen their dating with either God and their neighbor. Pazdan has the power to give an explanation for Johannine theology in a manner that's trustworthy to the textual content and but eminently intelligible to the final reader."
--Urban C. von Wahlde, Loyola college Chicago

"This e-book invitations us to trip as acquaintances into the guts of John's Gospel. We trip with either classical and modern partners like Thomas Aquinas, Catherine of Siena, and Henri Nouwen. Mary Margaret's scholarship offers info, and the insightful questions are informative.
"I stay up for utilizing this with Stillpoint's Scripture Seminars."
--Kathleen R. Flood, OP, Stillpoint

Mary Margaret Pazdan, OP, is Professor of bible study at Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis. She is coauthor of Wind, Earth and hearth: Biblical and Theological views in Creation (2004).

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