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The Contemplative Pastor

Eugene H Peterson

The Contemplative Pastor

Eugene H Peterson

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Challenging, biblically-based insights that get back to the basics of what it is to be a pastor. Eugene Peterson offers words of wisdom and refreshment for pastors caught in the busyness of preaching, teaching, and running a church. 192 pages, from Eerdmans.

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About "The Contemplative Pastor"

Challenging, biblically-based insights that get back to the basics of what it is to be a pastor. Eugene Peterson offers words of wisdom and refreshment for pastors caught in the busyness of preaching, teaching, and running a church. 192 pages, from Eerdmans.
- Koorong

Are you caught in the business of preaching, teaching, and ''running the church''? Then Peterson, a ''pastor's pastor,'' will speak words of refreshment and wisdom to your heart! His chapters begin with poetic reflections on the Beatitudes and then address themes such as curing souls, praying with eyes open, the language of prayer, the ministry of small talk, and sabbatical---all illustrated with engaging personal anecdotes. Several poems on the incarnation finish the work. A timely book for pastors who want and need to get back to the basics.
- Publisher

Peterson, who has been gaining a growing reputation as a "pastor's pastor", speaks words of wisdom and refreshment for pastors caught in the busy-ness of preaching, teaching, and "running the church". Chapters include poetic reflections on the Beatitudes, advice on spiritual direction "between Sundays", and the language of prayer.
- Publisher

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.
Koorong -Editorial Review.

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  • Catalogue Code 62269
  • Product Code 0802801145
  • EAN 9780802801142
  • Pages 192
  • Department Academic
  • Category Leadership
  • Sub-Category Church Leadership
  • Publisher Eerdmans
  • Publication Date Oct 1993
  • Sales Rank #21952
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 15 mm
  • Weight 0.260kg

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