Daring to See God Now (Cd-Audio) (York Courses Series)
An ecumenical course for discussion groups in five sessions, written by Bishop Nick Baines, comprising course booklet, audio material and transcript Ideal for Lent, yet not Lent-specific. Prof Keith Ward, Rachel Lampard, Bishop David Wilbourne and Cathy Galvin...
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An ecumenical course for discussion groups in five sessions, written by Bishop Nick Baines, comprising course booklet, audio material and transcript
Ideal for Lent, yet not Lent-specific.
Prof Keith Ward,
Bishop David Wilbourne
and Cathy Galvin
Mark's Gospel begins with Jesus 'proclaiming the Good news of God'. But, what is this 'good news', and who is it for? Taking Mark 1.14-15 as a starting point, this course raises important questions about change, repentance, and how we can become in ourselves living evidence of the good news. Examples are taken from the rest of Mark's Gospel as well as contemporary and historic Christians.
1. The Good News of God
2. The time is now
3. God is present
4. Change your mind
5. Live it!
The course booklet includes a good selection of questions at the end of each of the five sessions, designed to stimulate wide-ranging discussion. Each group needs a copy of the course audio, and group members will benefit from having their own personal copy of the course booklet. In addition many groups find the transcript, which sets out the words as spoken on the audio material, invaluable.
Wilbourne was formerly Archbishop's Domestic Chaplain and Director of Ordinands in the York Diocese of England. He is now a minister in Helmsley and an author of two other titles by SPCK imprint.
Nick Baines is Bishop of Bradford. He also undertakes many broadcasting assignments and conducts an inter-faith dialogue in Central Asia (Kazakhstan) and south-east Europe.
Professor Keith Ward is a Professorial Research Fellow of the new Centre for Philosophy of Religion at Heythrop College. A well-known broadcaster and presenter, Professor Ward's work is internationally respected and he is today known as one of Britains foremost philosopher-theologians. Former Regius Professor of Divinity at the University of Oxford, Joint President of the World Congress of Faiths and a Fellow of the British Academy, he is the author of over 20 books, including God: A Guide for the Perplexed; Why There Almost Certainly Is a God and Is Religion Dangerous? Most recently his Sarum lectures were published as God and the Philosophers.
Koorong -Editorial Review.