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Ancestral Grace: Meeting God in Our Human Story
     

Ancestral Grace: Meeting God in Our Human Story

by Diarmuid Ó Murchú
 

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This fascinating account of humankind, from our beginnings in Africa seven million years ago to the present, blends history, anthropology, and spirituality to demonstrate that God has been and always will be with us. It's one of those rare books that can change the way we see the world.

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This fascinating account of humankind, from our beginnings in Africa seven million years ago to the present, blends history, anthropology, and spirituality to demonstrate that God has been and always will be with us. It's one of those rare books that can change the way we see the world.

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A member of the Sacred Heart Missionary Order, O'Murchu here offers one of the most intriguing rethinkings of Christian cosmology and theology since the death of his avowed model and inspiration, Teilhard de Chardin. For O'Murchu, Christian faith and the developments of science are not at war but working together toward a critical moment that may-if we do not destroy our planet-mean a kind of breakthrough rather than breakdown. "Incarnational becoming," in the author's view, may help us to see beyond our own or our species' survival, to something greater. For most collections.


—Graham Christian

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570757945
Publisher:
Orbis Books
Publication date:
08/28/2008
Pages:
270
Sales rank:
390,338
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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