The Unfinished Soul

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Calvin Miller is a writer’s writer—a renaissance man of letters. His insightful devotional musings have blessed countless souls along their faith journeys for decades. He has quietly and steadily practiced his craft of wordsmithing, with every stroke of his metaphorical pen delving into the depth of the mystery of God’s incarnational work in this world.The Unfinished Soul represents another facet of Calvin Miller’s writing—more artistic, more introspective. Calvin mines his own inner being for the jewels of ...
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Overview


Calvin Miller is a writer’s writer—a renaissance man of letters. His insightful devotional musings have blessed countless souls along their faith journeys for decades. He has quietly and steadily practiced his craft of wordsmithing, with every stroke of his metaphorical pen delving into the depth of the mystery of God’s incarnational work in this world.The Unfinished Soul represents another facet of Calvin Miller’s writing—more artistic, more introspective. Calvin mines his own inner being for the jewels of faith that are to be discovered there—some fully formed and shining like onyx while others are still forming—grace under pressure. The reader becomes a companion, observing the shaping of faithfulness in an unfinished soul.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780805431834
  • Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 10/28/2004
  • Pages: 181
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Calvin Miller is a favorite author of longstanding acclaim best-known for his classic, The Singer, among other celebrated works on the life of Jesus. He is also professor of preaching at Beeson Divinity School, Samford University, in Birmingham, Alabama.

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Table of Contents

Preface ix
Introduction: The Night the Wind Blew 1
Section 1 My Easy Christ Has Left the Church Notes on Christian Loyalty in a Post-Christian World
My Easy Christ Has Left the Church 10
The Eighth Deadly Sin 15
Good-bye Jesus, from the Media 20
Dawdling toward Gomorrah 26
The Politically Correct Version (PCV) 30
The Brain 35
Section 2 On Trapping Werewolves Trekking the Full Moon to the Heart of Hypocrisy
On Trapping Werewolves 38
The Night of the Anchovy 44
Apple Cora 50
The Wicked Man 54
Section 3 The Shawl of Paul and the Book of God On Relics and the Real Thing
The Shawl of Paul 60
The Book of God 63
Friday and Sunday 68
Bible Man 71
The Old 100th Revisited 74
Section 4 Once upon a Time, Jesus Parables for Postmoderns
Penteuchio 80
Sleeping Ugly 89
The Night the Sideshow Was Bought 96
Red Book, Blue Book 99
Section 5 Frying Rabbits Putting Jesus Back into the Calendar
Frying Rabbits 114
The North Pole Apology 117
The Old 100th Revisited Yet Again 121
A Shepherd's Testimony 127
Section 6 X-Rated Muffins Christ and Sexual Sanity
The Muffin Man 132
Tuesday's Cookies 136
Poor Little Jack 144
Ralph 147
Section 7 The Lawn Mower Man and the Church Lady Faith Hits Home
The Lawn Mower Man and the Church Lady 164
If You Would Just 167
Little Boy, Where Are You? 170
The Diet 174
Two 176
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