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A Fragile Stone

Michael Card

A Fragile Stone

Michael Card

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Eric L. Johnson (Ph.D., Michigan State University) is a psychologist and associate professor of pastoral theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. His books include God Under Fire and Psychology and Christianity: Four Views. He is also a frequent contributor to the Journal of Psychology and Theology. He is the director of the Society for Christian Psychology.

- Publisher Winner of a Chicago Book Clinic 2004 Design Award!A Fragile Stoneexplores the dynamic life of the apostle Peter, revisiting well-known passages and revealing unexpected insights. Author Michael Card sketches out Peter's life, showing how the impetuous fisherman of the Gospels was transformed into the pivotal leader of the early church. "The ultimate reason for getting to know Peter," Card explains, "is so together we might better know Jesus. For the story of Peter is the story of Jesus. Perhaps, if you and I do our best, the same will be said of us someday."Peter's life serves as a model for Christian discipleship, offering hope that we likewise can be changed as Jesus calls us to follow him.

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About "A Fragile Stone"

Eric L. Johnson (Ph.D., Michigan State University) is a psychologist and associate professor of pastoral theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. His books include God Under Fire and Psychology and Christianity: Four Views. He is also a frequent contributor to the Journal of Psychology and Theology. He is the director of the Society for Christian Psychology.
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Winner of a Chicago Book Clinic 2004 Design Award!A Fragile Stoneexplores the dynamic life of the apostle Peter, revisiting well-known passages and revealing unexpected insights. Author Michael Card sketches out Peter's life, showing how the impetuous fisherman of the Gospels was transformed into the pivotal leader of the early church. "The ultimate reason for getting to know Peter," Card explains, "is so together we might better know Jesus. For the story of Peter is the story of Jesus. Perhaps, if you and I do our best, the same will be said of us someday."Peter's life serves as a model for Christian discipleship, offering hope that we likewise can be changed as Jesus calls us to follow him.
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Meet the Author

Michael Card

Michael Card is an award-winning musician, performing artist and writer of "El Shaddai," "Immanuel" and many other songs. He has produced over 21 albums. He has also written numerous books, including A Fragile StoneThe Emotional Life of Simon Peter; Scribbling in the Sand: Christ and Creativity; A Violent Grace; The Parable of Joy and Sleep Sound in Jesus (a children's book).

A graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor's and master's degrees in biblical studies, Card is currently at work on a Ph.D. in classical literature. He also serves as mentor to many younger artists and musicians, teaching courses on the creative process and calling the Christian recording industry into deeper discipleship. Card lives in Tennessee with his wife and four children.
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Table Of Contents

  • Foreword By Brennan Manning
  • Introduction: The Search For Simon
  • part 1: The Stone
  • 1. A Meeting On The Seashore - john 1:40-43
  • 2. Jesus The Fisherman - luke 5:1-11
  • 3. A Glimpse Inside His Household - luke 4:38-39
  • 4. The Fearless Water Walker - matthew 14:22-33
  • 5. Who They Both Are - matthew 16:13-23
  • 6. Loyal Despair - john 6:53-71
  • 7. "fear Not!" - mark 9:2-10
  • 8. Back To Fishing - matthew 17:24-27
  • 9. Confusion At The Final Meal - john 13:6-10
  • 10. Dismay In The Garden - mark 14:27-42
  • 11. The Despairing Denier - mark 14:66-72
  • 12. ". . . And Peter" - mark 16:7
  • 13. A Farewell On The Seashore - john 21:1-23
  • part 2: The Bridge
  • 14. The Passionate Preacher - acts 1--5
  • 15. The Compassionate Healer - acts 3:1-10; 9:32-42
  • 16. The Fearless Prisoner - acts 4:1-4; 5:18-20; 12:1-19
  • 17. The Reluctant Reconciler - acts 10:1-33
  • 18. The Passionate Writer - 1-2 Peter
  • Epilogue: The Faithful Martyr
  • Bibliography
  • About The Author

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  • Catalogue Code 257681
  • Product Code 0830834451
  • EAN 9780830834457
  • Pages 192
  • Department General Books
  • Category Christian Living
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Intervarsity Press Usa
  • Publication Date Jan 2007
  • Sales Rank #25285
  • Dimensions 209 x 139 x 15 mm
  • Weight 0.245kg

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