God of Incredible Surprises (Celebrating Faith Series): Jesus of Galilee / Edition 160

God of Incredible Surprises (Celebrating Faith Series): Jesus of Galilee / Edition 160

by Virgilio Fr. Elizondo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0742533883

ISBN-13: 9780742533882

Pub. Date: 11/28/2003

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Why was Jesus, Son of God, from an obscure village in Galilee? What does it mean to our spirituality that he chose not to seek favor from the powerful, but identified with the marginalized, the powerless and those in need of healing? In this remarkable rereading of the life of Jesus, theologian Virgilio Elizondo, cited by TIME Magazine as one of the spiritual

Overview

Why was Jesus, Son of God, from an obscure village in Galilee? What does it mean to our spirituality that he chose not to seek favor from the powerful, but identified with the marginalized, the powerless and those in need of healing? In this remarkable rereading of the life of Jesus, theologian Virgilio Elizondo, cited by TIME Magazine as one of the spiritual innovators of our time, focuses on the humanity of Jesus and the healing his life offers to ourselves and our world today. Readers of this book will see Jesus in a new and powerful way. This is a thought-changing and life-changing book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742533882
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Series:
Celebrating Faith: Explorations in Latino Spirituality and Theology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.24(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 A Family Friend Chapter 2 So Human, He Must Be Divine Chapter 3 Troublesome Beginnings Chapter 4 Unsuspected Beauty Chapter 5 Where Are You From? Chapter 6 A Transformative Experience Chapter 7 Restored Innocence Chapter 8 Scandalous Fiestas Chapter 9 Sacrifice: The Price of Love (The Beauty of Sacrifice) Chapter 10 A Dying Gift Chapter 11 A New Humanity Chapter 12 If Jesus Had Been Born in San Antonio

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