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The Word of God - A Contemplative Approach to the Bible
The Word of God - A Contemplative Approach to the Bible

The Word of God - A Contemplative Approach to the Bible

by C M Cherian

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Language

English

Publisher

ISPCK

ISBN

81-7109-654-9 - Year: 2004 - Pages: 164

Binding

Paperback

C M Cherian

Author: C M Cherian
Publisher: ISPCK
Year: 2004
Language: English
Pages: 164
ISBN/UPC (if available): 81-7109-654-9

Description

The call of the Gospel is a call to conversion, a total transformation. This book, essentially a sketch of biblical spirituality, helps respond to that call in a truly fulfilling manner.



Each chapter presents a different aspect of the spiritual life, highlighting various important dimensions of the Christian faith and of Christian living. The author illustrates each theme by discussing it with the use of appropriately chosen texts from scripture.



The commentary on the scriptural texts and the meditations that follow are quite topical and offer a fresh understanding of the mind, attitude and sayings of Jesus vis-à-vis his relationship with the numerous people we come across in the Gospels. The prayer that generously dot the pages of this book are examples of spontaneity and would prove a great help to the reader in expressing himself/herself as far as ‘praying’ is concerned.



This book is remarkable also for the originality of insights it offers and for its simplicity.

Contents

Foreword

Introduction

Trinitarian Prayer



PART I

God Seen through the eyes of the saints

The need of personal religious conversion

Hymn to Jesus, King of the universe



PART II

The Lord's loving invitation addressed to everyone

Coming into the light of Jesus

Loving one another even as Jesus has loved one



PART III

The Passion and Death of our Lord Jesus Christ

The Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ

Conclusion



From Conversion and Transformation to Mission in the Power of the Spirit

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