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Leap Over a Wall

Eugene H Peterson

Leap Over a Wall

Eugene H Peterson

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In this inspirational book, Peterson uses stories from King David's life as vivid lessons in everyday faith and spirituality. He reawakens us to enduring truths as he explores David's experiences of friendship, grief, love, sin, and suffering. 238 pages, from Harpercollins

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In this inspirational book, Peterson uses stories from King David's life as vivid lessons in everyday faith and spirituality. He reawakens us to enduring truths as he explores David's experiences of friendship, grief, love, sin, and suffering. 238 pages, from Harpercollins
- Koorong

< p> Of all the characters in the Bible, it is David who is most human. His life is lived on the "rough-edged actuality" of real life, and his relationship with God is an energetic one. Through the passions, the trials, and the lyrical poetry of this beloved figure, we gain powerful insights into the role of God in our own lives.< p> In this inspirational volume, Professor Eugene H. Peterson, translator of < i> The Message, < /i> uses stories from David's epic life as vivid lessons in everyday faith and spirituality. Exploring David's experiences of friendship, grief, love, sin, and suffering, as well as sanctuary, beauty, and wilderness, he reawakens us to the enduring truths behind these beloved stories.< /p>
- Publisher

Modern Historiographyis the essential introduction to the history of historical writing. It explains the broad philosophical background to the different historians and historical schools of the modern era. In a unique overview of modern historiography, the book includes surveys on the Enlightenment and Counter Enlightenment; Romanticism; the voice of Science and the process of secularization within Western intellectual thought; the influence of, and broadening contact with, the New World; theAnnalesschool in France; and the effects of the repression and exile of the inter-war years and the Post-War 'moods.'Modern Historiographyprovides a clear and concise account of this modern period of historical writing.
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Meet the Author

Eugene H Peterson

Dr. Eugene H. Peterson is a pastor, scholar, author, and poet. He has written nearly thirty influential books including, Praying with the Psalms; Praying with Jesus; Reversed Thunder; Leap Over a Wall; Run with the Horses and Answering God , but he is best known for The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language a contemporary paraphrase of the Bible.

Eugene Peterson was educated at Seattle Pacific University, New York Theological Seminary, and Johns Hopkins University, and in 1962, Peterson became founding pastor of Christ Our King Presbyterian Church in Bel Air, Maryland, where he served for 29 years before retiring. He is Professor Emeritus of Spiritual Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia retiring in 2002.

His most recent publications have been the Spiritual Theology Series including Eat this Book; Christ Dances in a Thousand Places; The Word Made Flesh; The Jesus Way and the fifth volume Practising Resurrection.
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  • Catalogue Code 124750
  • Product Code 006066522X
  • EAN 9780060665227
  • Pages 256
  • Department General Books
  • Category Christian Living
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Harperone
  • Publication Date Apr 1998
  • Sales Rank #17572
  • Dimensions 203 x 135 x 16 mm
  • Weight 0.214kg

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