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Longing for enough in a culture of more

Author: Paul L Escamilla
Publisher: Nashville, TN : Abingdon Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Brief, thoughtful chapters explore The Good Book, The Good Life, The Good Work, The Good Society, and The Good Earth. Whether read privately or with a group, these probing essays invite rather than indict the reader--making the 'life of enough' seem not only possible but a natural next step in our lives as Christians."--Page 4 of cover.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul L Escamilla
ISBN: 9780687466511 0687466512
OCLC Number: 124160449
Description: viii, 134 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The good book. The modesty of God --
Paradise in the balance --
What we need is here --
The future of an illusion --
Weaning the soul --
Risking reverence --
pt. 2. The good life. Longing for enough --
Temples well-aging --
Holding lightly --
Regarding words --
The courage to say no --
pt. 3. The good work. Usefulness --
Purpose --
Transcendence --
Rest --
Play --
pt. 4. The good society. A good word for navel gazing --
Retying the lace --
The mean of grace --
Greatness in a shrub --
The whole world home --
pt. 5. The good earth. Earth's possession --
Following seasons --
Small marble --
The city and the garden --
Epilogue : grace dancing.
Responsibility: Paul L. Escamilla.
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"Brief, thoughtful chapters explore The Good Book, The Good Life, The Good Work, The Good Society, and The Good Earth. Whether read privately or with a group, these probing essays invite rather than indict the reader--making the 'life of enough' seem not only possible but a natural next step in our lives as Christians."--Page 4 of cover.

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