When Your Life Is on Fire: What Would You Save?

When Your Life Is on Fire: What Would You Save?

by Erik Kolbell
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When Your Life Is on Fire: What Would You Save? by Erik Kolbell

"In When Your Life Is On Fire Erik Kolbell listens, provokes, and most of all, shares with us the enduring lessons and insights of life and faith as realized by a diverse population of thoughtful people. It’s a town hall of the soul." -- Tom Brokaw

If your life were on fire, what would be the one thing you save?

Progressive minister and psychotherapist Erik Kolbell asks that question of 13 remarkable and unique individuals. The answers are provided by such notable people as journalist Jane Pauley, actor Alan Alda, and jazz impresario Regina Carter, as well as Brenda Berkman, a New York City firefighter who responded to the World Trade Center attacks of 9/11, and Don Lange, a U.S. Veteran severely injured in the Iraq war. The insights of these and other ordinary people put into extraordinary situations, will help all of us consider what it is that we value most in life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780664236892
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date: 03/31/2014
Pages: 248
Sales rank: 1,307,240
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Erik Kolbell is a psychotherapist and former Minister of Social Justice at Riverside Church in New York City. He is the author of What Jesus Meant: The Beatitudes and A Meaningful Life and The God of Second Chances, published by Westminster John Knox Press. Kolbell has contributed to many national media outlets including The Today Show, Dateline, Morning Joe, and numerous local television and radio programs.

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When Your Life Is on Fire: What Would You Save? 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
MargieS1 More than 1 year ago
Given To Me For An Honest Review Erik Kolbell's book When Your Life Is On Fire: What Would You Save? Is a book the really will make you think and get your life into  perspective.  He asks 13 people from different walks of life this question and the responses where different yet the same.  They give  insight to what is the most precious in their lives.  This book will have you looking deep into your soul to find your precious and your most important reason for being.  I recommend this to all.