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God is stranger : finding God in unexpected places

Author: Krish Kandiah
Publisher: Downers Grove Illinois : InterVarsity Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Have we missed the Bible's consistent teaching that God is other, higher, stranger?Krish Kandiah offers us a fresh look at some of the difficult, awkward, and even troubling Bible passages, challenging us to replace our sanitized concept of God with a more awe-inspiring, true-to-the-Bible God. Allow yourself to be surprised by God as you find him in unexpected places doing the unexpected.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kandiah, Krish.
God is stranger.
Downers Grove : InterVarsity Press, 2017
(DLC) 2017052093
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Krish Kandiah
ISBN: 9780830887064 0830887067
OCLC Number: 1010704043
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Adam and the stranger: the God who turns up only to drive us away --
Abraham and the stranger: the God who turns up out of the blue --
Jacob and the stranger: the God who turns up and picks a fight --
Gideon and the stranger: the God who turns up way too late --
Naomi and the stranger: the God who doesn't turn up at all --
David and the stranger: the God who used to turn up --
Isaiah and the stranger: the God who turns life upside down --
Ezekiel and the stranger: the God who turns up the volume --
Mary and the stranger: the God who turns up in all the wrong places --
You and the stranger: the God who turns up the heat --
Jesus and the stranger: the God who turns up as good as dead --
Cleopas and the stranger: the God who turns up in the end.
Responsibility: Krish Kandiah ; foreword by Andy Crouch.

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Have we missed the Bible's consistent teaching that God is other, higher, stranger?Krish Kandiah offers us a fresh look at some of the difficult, awkward, and even troubling Bible passages, challenging us to replace our sanitized concept of God with a more awe-inspiring, true-to-the-Bible God. Allow yourself to be surprised by God as you find him in unexpected places doing the unexpected.

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