Love Unknown: The Archbishop of Canterbury's Lent Book 2012

Love Unknown: The Archbishop of Canterbury's Lent Book 2012

by Ruth Burrows OCD


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Love Unknown: The Archbishop of Canterbury's Lent Book 2012 by Ruth Burrows OCD

Ruth Burrows is the author of numerous best-selling books, including Essence of Prayer. In this book, she distills the wisdom and experience gained from her life as a Carmelite nun into a vigorous, compelling presentation of what it means to be a Christian.

Ruth Burrows believes that many people, even regular churchgoers, miss the true meaning and joy of Christianity. God longs for us to know him as our Saviour, so that he can bring us to share in his own Trinitarian life and love. Burrows traces how God reveals himself to us through our personal lives, particularly our experiences of weakness and failure; through history and the natural world; through the scriptures; and above all, through his beloved Son Jesus. Encountering the living God revealed in Jesus Christ challenges us to face our own truth, and sets us free to receive the boundless love, the joy, fulfilment, and holiness, for which we were made.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441103727
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 01/19/2012
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 5.11(w) x 7.85(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Ruth Burrows is a Carmelite Nun from Quidenham in Norfolk, UK. She is the author of a number of bestselling books including Guidelines for Mystical Prayer and Essence of Prayer.

Table of Contents

Introduction by Archbishop Rowan Williams \ 1. The Love of God \ 2. God Comes to the Poor \ 3.They Exchanged the Truth of God for a Lie \ 4.The Struggle with the Ways of God \ 5. The Human Face of God \ 6. Behold the Man \ 7. God Has Made Christ our Wisdom \ 8. Unconditional Forgiveness

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