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Sermons : biblical wisdom for daily living

Author: Peter J Gomes
Publisher: New York : W. Morrow, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of sermons preached in The Memorial Church, Harvard University, by the author, an American Baptist minister.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter J Gomes
ISBN: 0688158749 9780688158743
OCLC Number: 38014320
Description: xviii, 234 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1: Seasons --
Advent I: The art of impatient living --
Advent II: Hail, Mary, full of grace --
Advent III: Humbug and the Christian hope --
Christmas Day: The house of bread --
New Year's Day: Beginning where we left off --
Epiphany I: Baptism --
Epiphany II: Growing up --
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day: The ambiguity of heroes --
Lent I: An opportune time --
Lent II: Riches --
Lent III: When too much is not enough --
Palm Sunday: Beyond tragedy --
Easter: When life begins --
Eastertide I: Life on the other side --
Eastertide II: Ordinary people --
Ascension: The absent and the present Christ --
Pentecost: The gift of understanding --
Trinity: The big picture --
Part 2: Themes --
Patriotism: The purpose of freedom --
Happiness: The Beatitudes --
Identity: Identity crisis --
Negotiation: Getting to yes --
Parables: The kindness of strangers --
Miracles: What's in a miracle? Feeding the five thousand --
Friendships: Friendships and relationships --
Sisters: Mary and Martha --
Frustration: The view from Pisgah --
Depression: The question at the mouth of the cave --
Opportunity: Redeeming the time --
Communion: Acts of reconciliation --
Love: Acts of God --
Perfection: The trouble with perfection --
Wisdom: Wisdom and the wise --
Death: In the midst of life ... --
Stewardship: Time, talent, and treasure --
The Bible: The Bible and the believer --
Behavior: Get out of the way --
Mystery: The mystery of our religion --
Remembrance: The fellowship of the incomplete --
Thanksgiving: Redeeming the familiar.
Responsibility: Peter J. Gomes.
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A collection of sermons preached in The Memorial Church, Harvard University, by the author, an American Baptist minister.

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