What Makes Us Whole: Finding God in Contemporary Life

What Makes Us Whole: Finding God in Contemporary Life

by Noel Cooper

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ISBN-13: 9780814639030
Publisher: Liturgical Press, The
Publication date: 09/01/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 168
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Noel Cooper is a religious educator who has taught and learned from children, teachers, and parents for almost forty years. His introductory book about the Bible, Language of the Heart, won a Catholic Press Award in 2004. He is the father of three married sons and lives north of Toronto, Ontario.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Part 1 What Makes Us Whole 1

Chapter 1 Knowing You Are Loved 4

Chapter 2 A Sense of Purpose 12

Chapter 3 A Consistent Personal Value System 18

Chapter 4 Freedom 49

Chapter 5 Emotional Well-Being and Intimacy 56

Part 2 Finding God in Contemporary Life 73

Chapter 6 Physical Images of God 76

Chapter 7 "In the Image of God" 82

Chapter 8 The Lord of Hosts 85

Chapter 9 Father and Mother of Us All 90

Chapter 10 God Is Spirit 96

Chapter 11 God Is Love 103

Chapter 12 God Is Our Savior and Redeemer 108

Chapter 13 The Forgiving God and the Meaning of Sin 113

Chapter 14 God: The Creator, Not the "Puppet Master" 123

Chapter 15 The Power of God Is the Power of Love 134

Chapter 16 Feeling Forsaken by God 137

Chapter 17 The Power of Prayer 140

Chapter 18 God Who Conquers Death 146

Epilogue 152

Acknowledgments 154

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