menu
{ "item_title" : "A Dangerous Dozen", "item_author" : [" Canon C. K. Robertson", "Archbishop Desmond Tutu "], "item_description" : "Sometimes What We Need Most Is What We Fear MostTimes change and situations seem to change, but there is still a great need for prophets, for God's ambassadors, to stand up and be counted. Who will dare to be Paul the Apostle today, or Dorothy Day, or Francis of Assisi, or Dietrich Bonhoeffer? Who will dare, when God calls, to say, 'Here I am, Lord. Send me'?--from the Foreword by Archbishop Desmond TutuMeet twelve fascinating--at times, intimidating--Christian change agents who were unafraid to ask what God would have them do in the face of life's realities--and unafraid to go ahead and do it. Their words and actions challenged the status quo, and in so doing they showed the face of Jesus to the Church and to the world.Whether calling us to live simply in the name of Jesus, showing the way to genuine peacemaking, or exemplifying the true meaning of courage, the legacies of these blessed troublemakers continue to inspire us today ... if we let them.Paul of Tarsus - Mary Magdalene - Origen of Alexandria - Francis of Assisi - Hildegard of Bingen - Thomas Cranmer - Sojourner Truth - Dorothy Day - Dietrich Bonhoeffer - Janani Luwum - Oscar Romero - K. H. Ting", "item_img_path" : "https://covers1.booksamillion.com/covers/bam/1/59/473/298/1594732981_b.jpg", "price_data" : { "retail_price" : "16.99", "online_price" : "16.99", "our_price" : "16.99", "club_price" : "16.99", "savings_pct" : "0", "savings_amt" : "0.00", "club_savings_pct" : "0", "club_savings_amt" : "0.00", "discount_pct" : "10", "store_price" : "" } }
A Dangerous Dozen|Canon C. K. Robertson
A Dangerous Dozen : 12 Christians Who Threatened the Status Quo But Taught Us to Live Like Jesus
local_shippingShip to Me
In Stock.
FREE Shipping for Club Members help

Overview

Sometimes What We Need Most Is What We Fear Most

"Times change and situations seem to change, but there is still a great need for prophets, for God's ambassadors, to stand up and be counted. Who will dare to be Paul the Apostle today, or Dorothy Day, or Francis of Assisi, or Dietrich Bonhoeffer? Who will dare, when God calls, to say, 'Here I am, Lord. Send me'?"
--from the Foreword by Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Meet twelve fascinating--at times, intimidating--Christian change agents who were unafraid to ask what God would have them do in the face of life's realities--and unafraid to go ahead and do it. Their words and actions challenged the status quo, and in so doing they showed the face of Jesus to the Church and to the world.

Whether calling us to live simply in the name of Jesus, showing the way to genuine peacemaking, or exemplifying the true meaning of courage, the legacies of these blessed troublemakers continue to inspire us today ... if we let them.

Paul of Tarsus - Mary Magdalene - Origen of Alexandria - Francis of Assisi - Hildegard of Bingen - Thomas Cranmer - Sojourner Truth - Dorothy Day - Dietrich Bonhoeffer - Janani Luwum - Oscar Romero - K. H. Ting

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781594732980
  • ISBN-10: 1594732981
  • Publisher: Skylight Paths Publishing
  • Publish Date: March 2011
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.9 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds
  • Page Count: 171

Related Categories

BAM Customer Reviews