Each of the 40 readings focuses on a short passage of scripture and offers the author's personal thoughts and experience on the deeper meaning of the words.
Ronald Rolheiser invite[s] the reader to a "new understanding of redemption", while offering profound insights into the meaning of our own loss and suffering.
Ronald Rolheiser, the most pastoral of spiritual writers, is full of profound insights... a completely convincing understanding of the Resurrection...This deserves to be a classic.
Produced with Lent in mind and consists of 40 popular reflections, which draw on Scripture, story, theology and contemporary culture. Endorsed by Brueggemann, it could be a useful resource for preachers.
The reflections, while short, are substantial and "meaty", giving plenty of material to reflect upon. It is the kind of book which might send us off to do further reading and look for further conversation.
An exploration into loss, suffering and redemption.
All his virtues as a writer of popular theology are displayed in this excellent, insightful and moving book.
The well-known spiritual writer Ronald Rolheiser OMI, based in Texas, draws on more than 40 years of study and reflection.
The book was featured in the Church Times's Lent feature.