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Faith Odyssey

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242 Pages
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To boldly go where no Christian book has gone before . . . "Faith Odyssey" is a Bible study unlike any other ever written. Richard Burridge invites readers to explore the journey of faith through fifty short devotional readings that combine Scripture with stories from science fiction and popular culture. ^For each day, passages from the Bible are placed alongside stories drawn from literature, television, and film from Homer's "Odyssey" to Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress," from "Star Trek" to "Star Wars," from "Dune" to "The Matrix," from the charms of Narnia to the spells of Harry Potter. ^^Whereas Burridge's "Faith Odyssey" in an earlier edition was tied to one season of the church year ("a journey through Lent"), it now applies more broadly to anytime throughout the year ("a journey through life"). Imaginative yet deep, Burridge's reflections trace with flair and relevance the Christian pilgrimage against the background of today's world. ^^
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To boldly go where no Christian book has gone before.... Faith Odyssey is a Bible study like none ever written. Richard Burridge invites readers to explore the journey of faith through fifty short devotional readings that combine Scripture with stories from science fiction and popular culture. For each day, passages from the Bible are placed alongside stories drawn from literature, television, and film -- from Homer's Odyssey to Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, from Star Trek to Star Wars, from Dune to The Matrix, from the charms of Narnia to the spells of Harry Potter. Imaginative yet deep, Burridge's reflections trace with flair and great relevance the Christian pilgrimage against the background of today's world.
-Publisher

PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 201934
  • Product Code 080280974X
  • EAN 9780802809742
  • Pages 240
  • Department General Books
  • Category Devotions
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Eerdmans
  • Publication Date Mar 2004
  • Dimensions 222 x 152 x 13mm
  • Weight 0.340kg

Richard Burridge

Revd. Dr. Richard A. Burridge has been Dean of King's College London since 1993; He was originally a classicist and schoolmaster before being ordained in 1985. He has written several books on Jesus and the Gospels (notably What are the Gospels? A Comparison with Graeco-Roman Biography(1992); Four Gospels - One Jesus?(1994); Imitating Jesus: An Inclusive Approach to New Testament Ethics; Jesus: Now and Then and The Gospel of John (People's Bible Commentary). Christian responses to contemporary film and fiction are found in Faith Odyssey( 2001).
Dr Burridge is a member of the Church of England's General Synod and chaired the Education Validation Panel for ordination training and theological education from 1997-2004; he also takes study days for clergy and lay people across England. He is the chair of the Christian Evidence Society. He has acted as a writer and Consultant to the Millennium Dome at Greenwich and for the National Gallery, London and appears regularly on national TV and radio

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