The Seeds of Heaven: Sermons on the Gospel of Matthew

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This wonderful collection of sermons by renowned preacher, author, and speaker Barbara Brown Taylor is based on the Gospel of Matthew. Each of the fifteen sermons, three of them appearing here for the first time in print, is based on a reading from Matthew, including "Exceeding Righteousness" (Matthew 5:17-20), "The Problem with Miracles" (14:13-21), "Family Fights" (18:15-20), "Once More from the Heart" (18:21-35), "Beginning at the End" (20:1-16), and "On the Clouds of Heaven"...

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Overview

This wonderful collection of sermons by renowned preacher, author, and speaker Barbara Brown Taylor is based on the Gospel of Matthew. Each of the fifteen sermons, three of them appearing here for the first time in print, is based on a reading from Matthew, including "Exceeding Righteousness" (Matthew 5:17-20), "The Problem with Miracles" (14:13-21), "Family Fights" (18:15-20), "Once More from the Heart" (18:21-35), "Beginning at the End" (20:1-16), and "On the Clouds of Heaven" (24:29-44).

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780664228866
  • Publisher: Presbyterian Pub Corp
  • Publication date: 9/28/2004
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 263,335
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author


Barbara Brown Taylor is Harry R. Butman Professor of Religion and Philosophy at Piedmont College in Piedmont, Georgia and Adjunct Professor of Christian Spirituality at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia. She is the author of many books, including An Altar in the World. She is an at-large editor for The Christian Century and a sometime commentator on Georgia Public Radio.
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Table of Contents

1 Exceeding righteousness 1
2 The marginal messiah 9
3 The open yoke 15
4 The extravagant sower 23
5 Learning to live with weeds 31
6 The seeds of heaven 39
7 The problem with miracles 47
8 Saved by doubt 55
9 Crossing the line 61
10 God's rock 69
11 Risking life 75
12 Family fights 83
13 Once more from the heart 91
14 Beginning at the end 99
15 On the clouds of heaven 107
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