Things Unseen

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Blending pastoral warmth, philosophical depth, storytelling skill, and literary craft, Mark Buchanan encourages Christians to make heaven, literally, our "fixation" -- filling our vision, gripping our heart, and anchoring our hope. Only then, says Buchanan, can we become truly fearless on this earth, free from the fear of losing our life, property, status, title, or comfort; free from the threat of tyrants, the power of armies, and the day of trouble. Buchanan reawakens the instinctive yearning for things above, ...
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Things Unseen: Living with Eternity in Your Heart

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Blending pastoral warmth, philosophical depth, storytelling skill, and literary craft, Mark Buchanan encourages Christians to make heaven, literally, our "fixation" -- filling our vision, gripping our heart, and anchoring our hope. Only then, says Buchanan, can we become truly fearless on this earth, free from the fear of losing our life, property, status, title, or comfort; free from the threat of tyrants, the power of armies, and the day of trouble. Buchanan reawakens the instinctive yearning for things above, showing that only the heavenly minded are of much earthly good.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781590528839
  • Publisher: The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 7/1/2006
  • Edition description: ANN
  • Pages: 248
  • Sales rank: 1,435,706
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Mark Buchanan is a pastor and freelance writer/editor who lives with his wife, Cheryl, and three children on the west coast of Canada. Educated at the University of British Columbia and Regent University, he has been published in numerous periodicals, including Christianity Today and Books and Culture.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 12, 2008

    I love love love this book

    Things Unseen is a book not about heaven itself, the author tells us, but about ¿heavenly-mindedness.¿ He observes that this world is not enough for us. He writes about feelings that are both ¿laughter and mourning, spring and winter, homecoming and exile,¿ longings that are really homesickness for heaven. He points out that we¿re all dying, and that we¿d best all look up. This is not the only Mark Buchanan book I¿ve thoroughly enjoyed, but it¿s probably my favorite. He really gets it.

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