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Tell It Slant (8 Cds Unabridged)

Eugene H PetersonGrover Gardner (Narr)

Tell It Slant (8 Cds Unabridged)

Eugene H PetersonGrover Gardner (Narr)

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A CONVERSATION ON THE LANGUAGE OF JESUS IN HIS STORIES AND PRAYERS
Just as God used words both to create the world and to give us commandments, we too use words for many different purposes. In fact, we use the same language to talk to each other and to talk to God. Can our everyday speech, then, be just as important as the words and prayers we hear from the pulpit? Eugene Peterson unequivocally says "Yes " "Tell It Slant" explores how Jesus used language ???????????????????????????????????????????????? he was earthy, not abstract; metaphorical, not dogmatic. His was not a direct language of information or instruction but an indirect, oblique language requiring a participating imagination ???????????????????????????????????????????????? "slant" language. In order to witness and teach accurately in Jesus' name, then, it is important for us to use language the way he did. Peterson's "Tell It Slant" promises to deepen our understanding of Jesus' words, strengthen our awareness of language as a gift of God, and nurture our efforts to make all of our speec

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Just as God used words both to create the world and to give us commandments, we too use words for many different purposes. In fact, we use the same language to talk to each other and to talk to God. Can our everyday speech, then, be just as important as the words and prayers we hear from the pulpit? Eugene Peterson unequivocally says "Yes " "Tell It Slant" explores how Jesus used language ???????????????????????????????????????????????? he was earthy, not abstract; metaphorical, not dogmatic. His was not a direct language of information or instruction but an indirect, oblique language requiring a participating imagination ???????????????????????????????????????????????? "slant" language. In order to witness and teach accurately in Jesus' name, then, it is important for us to use language the way he did. Peterson's "Tell It Slant" promises to deepen our understanding of Jesus' words, strengthen our awareness of language as a gift of God, and nurture our efforts to make all of our speec
- Publisher

Meet the Authors

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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Grover Gardner (Narr)

Grover Gardner has recorded over 450 audiobooks and was named one of Audiofile Magazine's Golden Voices of 1999. He is a member of the Woolly Mammoth Theater Company, Resident Director at Everyman Theater in Baltimore and has received 5 Helen Hayes Award nominations of his work.

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  • Catalogue Code 282082
  • Product Code 9781596446298
  • ISBN 1596446293
  • EAN 9781596446298
  • Department Audio Books
  • Category Audio Book
  • Sub-Category Non-fiction
  • Publisher Christian Audio
  • Release Date Sep 2008
  • Dimensions 156 x 130 x 20 mm
  • Weight 0.186kg

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