Becoming God's Beloved in the Company of Friends: A by Mary Margaret Pazdan

By Mary Margaret Pazdan

Becoming God's liked within the corporation of Friends deals a clean standpoint and invitations people to improve a private and communal Christian spirituality. It deals how to deepen dedication to dwell as a disciple of Jesus in my view and with others. It bridges the space among a first-century biblical textual content and twenty-first-century readers who starvation for actual spirituality this present day. every one bankruptcy specializes in a number of tales and some teachings to demonstrate a specific attribute of turning into a disciple.

"Here is a fantastically evocative religious interpreting of the Gospel of John. whereas resting on sound scholarship, this can be saved within the heritage inviting the reader to have interaction without delay with the Gospel textual content sensitively and intelligently. Modeling the spirituality of the Gospel the writer writes self-consciously and in discussion with a reader, providing the problem to go into into the textual content, then to permit the textual content to rework the reader's existence. here's scholarship at its most sensible, because it communicates its intensity in a way available to all. Pazdan's ebook is a worthwhile source for one's reflective religious examining, or for a small team amassing to debate and pray with the Fourth Gospel. because the Gospel it truly is dependent upon, this booklet invitations one into existence within the loved ones of God."
--Mary L. Coloe. Australian Catholic University.

"[This is] a remedy of Johannine theology that displays a real pastoral sensitivity. Mary Pazdan articulates good the communal measurement of a gospel that every one too usually obvious as basically serious about the believer's angle towards Jesus, the daddy, and the Spirit. This e-book might be a worthwhile source for people eager to use the gospel of John in how to really deepen their dating with either God and their neighbor. Pazdan has the power to provide an explanation for Johannine theology in a manner that's trustworthy to the textual content and but eminently intelligible to the final reader."
--Urban C. von Wahlde, Loyola college Chicago

"This ebook invitations us to trip as pals into the center of John's Gospel. We trip with either classical and modern partners like Thomas Aquinas, Catherine of Siena, and Henri Nouwen. Mary Margaret's scholarship presents info, and the insightful questions are informative.
"I stay up for utilizing this with Stillpoint's Scripture Seminars."
--Kathleen R. Flood, OP, Stillpoint

Mary Margaret Pazdan, OP, is Professor of religious study at Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis. She is coauthor of Wind, Earth and hearth: Biblical and Theological views in Creation (2004).

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