Cross-Shattered Christ: Meditations on the Seven Last Words

Cross-Shattered Christ: Meditations on the Seven Last Words

by Stanley Hauerwas


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In this small but powerful book, renowned theologian Stanley Hauerwas offers a moving reflection on Jesus's final words from the cross. Touching in original and surprising ways on subjects such as praying the Psalms and our need to be remembered by Jesus, Hauerwas emphasizes Christ's humanity as well as the sheer "differentness" of God. Ideal for personal devotion during Lent and throughout the church year, this book offers a transformative reading of Jesus's words that goes directly to the heart of the gospel. Now in paperback.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781587433085
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/01/2011
Pages: 108
Sales rank: 1,339,957
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Stanley Hauerwas (PhD, Yale University) is professor emeritus of divinity and law at Duke Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina. He is the author of numerous books, including A Cross-Shattered Church and Matthew in the Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible.

Table of Contents

1. The First Word
2. The Second Word
3. The Third Word
4. The Fourth Word
5. The Fifth Word
6. The Sixth Word
7. The Seventh Word
On Creating the Artwork for This Book

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