In these reflections on the common lectionary readings for each day of Lent, some of our finest spiritual writers reveal for us the transfiguring power of the scriptures. The contributors are David Adam, John Bell, Joseph Donders, Shirley du Boulay, Jon Sweeney and Frances Young.
Over and over again, the gospel turns the way of the world upside down. Christians often feel themselves to be in an embattled minority, struggling to keep their faith alive in a strange land.We celebrate a God whose love is all-embracing, who is closer to us than our own heartbeat, and who is present in a special way in the lives of the poor, the rejected, the persecuted, and the imprisoned.
How do we sing the Lord's Song when all around us reverberate the sounds of the songs of the gods of money, possessions, competitiveness and power?
Publisher: Darton, Longman & Todd Ltd
Number of pages: 104
Dimensions: 178 x 110 x 9 mm