God With A Human Face / Edition 1

God With A Human Face / Edition 1

by John C. Purdy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0664251730

ISBN-13: 9780664251734

Pub. Date: 02/01/2002

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

"The face of God" is a potent metaphor, like none other. To see God's face is something more than theoretical, mystical, or conceptional--and to see it, we must look at the face of Jesus. In this innovative book, John Purdy focuses on the face of Jesus and explores twelve Gospel stories beginning with Jesus' birth and moving through his crucifixion and resurrection

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Overview

"The face of God" is a potent metaphor, like none other. To see God's face is something more than theoretical, mystical, or conceptional--and to see it, we must look at the face of Jesus. In this innovative book, John Purdy focuses on the face of Jesus and explores twelve Gospel stories beginning with Jesus' birth and moving through his crucifixion and resurrection. Purdy shows us that by looking at Jesus, God's intentions toward us can be discerned.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664251734
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
02/01/2002
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
124
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.29(d)

Table of Contents

1God Is a Grown-up1
2God Can Take the Heat11
3God Is a Visionary22
4God Freely Forgives32
5God Feeds the Hungry41
6God Cares About Money50
7God Is a Peacemaker59
8God Allows All Prayers68
9God Loves Beyond Betrayal77
10God Is an Ex-Convict?88
11God Undertook Death98
12God Goes Ahead of Us109

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