Prayer and the Art of Volkswagen Maintenance

Prayer and the Art of Volkswagen Maintenance

by Donald Miller

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780007116232
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication date: 09/01/2001
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

In 2005 Donald Miller started The Mentoring Project, an organization that helps churches start mentoring programs and pairs mentors with boys in need. Don's work with the fatherless led the Obama administration to invite him onto the president's task force on fatherlessness and mentoring. Donald is the director of The Burnside Writers Collective, an online magazine. He is a frequent speaker, appearing at events such as the Women of Faith Conference, The Democratic National Convention, and Harvard University. He still lives in Portland, Oregon with his dog Lucy

Table of Contents

1.Travel11
2.Hill Country27
3.Thin Ice45
4.Discovering George Winston61
5.Church Culture and Other Painted Deserts71
6.Trouble83
7.Simplicity95
8.Canyon People103
9.Dancing111
10.Easter Descent115
11.Phantom Ranch131
12.Bright Angel139
13.Reward151
14.Miracles163
15.Vegas177
16.California181
17.Milkshakes and Pie195
18.Breakfast203
19.Night Golf215
20.The Oregon Trail227
21.Sinatra235
22.Kindness245
23.Ranch255
24.The Woods263
25.The Cave273
26.Ranch Life281
27.Sunrise287

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Prayer and the Art of Volkswagen Maintenance 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
While the straight forward writing style of the actual travel adventure was well done, I found the overly patronizing Christian values to be both boring and poorly written. Guess I thought this book would be close to the style and content of "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance" because of the title.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I loved this book! And I imagine that many people start reviews that say they either loved or hated the book they were reviewing. But I really did love this book. Don Miller writes exactly what I see in my mind's eye and I am always so appreciative when I find a writer who does that. I like to write my own thoughts out and know that it can be difficult to choose exactly the right words to convey the depth of thought I want to reveal, even to myself. Don Miller does an excellent job of this and the book has me scrambling to find anything else written by him. I'd just like to thank him for writing it, and I hope my deep thoughs can someday catch up to his writing.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is fabulous! I could relate so much to Don in his search for the real meaning of knowing Christ. The trip to the Grand Canyon brought back many memories, having hiked it myself on the same trails they took...very refreshing!
Guest More than 1 year ago
The most refreshing piece of Christian literature to come down the pike in quite some time. Any person who feels that modern Christian worship and church practices leave much to be desired will find this book encouraging and hopeful. Besides that, this book is wonderfully written and the story is absolutely entertaining. Share this one with friends.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I enjoyed reading this book so much...not only from the Christian viewpoint but the fun and adventures they had travelling cross country in their vw bus. Having travelled the same route that Don and Paul did, it was fun remembering all the places that they stopped and visited. The writing was so good in this book that you often forgot you were reading a book and not in the bus with Don and Paul. Having 3 vw's of my own, I could relate to their breakdowns and fun. Would highly recommend this book to anyone but especially to all the vw lovers out there.