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A World According to God: Practices for Putting Faith at the Center of Your Life

Stortz, Martha Ellen

Verlag: Jossey-Bass, 2004
ISBN 10: 0787959812 / ISBN 13: 9780787959814
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Verlag: Jossey-Bass

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Inhaltsangabe: Many Christians struggle to make the connection between our faith and the rest of our lives, particularly moral issues large and small. We inhabit a world, says Martha Ellen Stortz, that is split into two parts: one presided over by advice columnists and the media, the other a world according to God. But that world according to God is not always easy to discern. What does it mean, indeed, to live with God as our touchstone? How does that affect the way we behave, our identity, and the way we see the world?  

Martha Ellen Stortz explores essential Christian practices of discipleship such as baptism, prayer, communion, forgiveness, and fidelity to help readers understand more deeply what it means to live in "a world according to God." The book makes the connections between Christian practices and the moral life in a way that will help believers retrieve both a sense of the sacred and a commitment to the world, and that will strengthen us so that we can live according to their most profound beliefs. Filled with lively anecdotes and fresh interpretations?informed by solid theological understanding?the book offers new insights into what it means to put faith at the center of life. 

Klappentext: How to Discover a Richer, Fuller Relationship with God and Your Faith

"People are yearning to find life that really is life. Martha Stortz’s beautifully crafted book offers wisdom to address that yearning, showing how Christian practices offer life-giving connections–to God, to the world, and to other people. Her eloquent testimony is refreshing reading, and more importantly it also points us to renewing living."
–Gregory Jones, dean and professor of theology, Duke University Divinity School

"A World According to God explains how the ‘way’ of Jesus grounds our efforts in the truth about the cosmos and the truth about us. Every chapter left me with some new insight into how the faith I profess can make sense of the struggle I face and the life I lead. Martha Stortz is funny, very smart, and down-to-earth wise: this is a perfect choice for my own book group!"
–Catherine M. Wallace, Lilly Endowment writer in residence, Seabury-Western Theological Seminary

"Beautifully written, with lively story, captivating metaphor, and a deep knowledge of scriptural tradition, this book bears witness to the formative power of Christian practices."
–Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore, the divinity school, Vanderbilt University

"For all kinds of seekers and teachers, Marty Stortz significantly advances the current work on Christian practices by telling the Christian story through scripture and the lives of ordinary people. She begins where Christians have always begun, with water and food, and goes where that has always led, to prayer, forgiveness, remembering, and fidelity. Deeply personal, Stortz takes us to the heart of Christian faith as discipleship, as practices of resurrection."
–Timothy F. Sedgwick, The Clinton S. Quin professor of Christian ethics, Virginia Theological Seminary

"By integrating biblical reflections and sound theology with down-home examples, Stortz makes accessible some of the ways we can bring to life our commitment to Jesus as Lord."
–Richard M. Gula, S.S., professor of moral theology, Franciscan School of Theology, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, California

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