Common Grace: How to Be a Person and Other Spiritual Matters (Hardcover)

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Description


In the Christian world, there is Special Grace, which is knowledge of God through the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. On the other hand, Common Grace is what a person can know of God through everyday life—experiences with family and friends, observance of the natural world. This is a book about the spiritual and moral pathways that can inform one’s everyday life. With the natural skills of a gifted preacher, Anthony Robinson connects stories and anecdotes to biblical wisdom and offers up valuable, useful, and inspiring lessons for life. Common Grace is divided in thirds: first he address the personal, the individual, the self. Next, he relies on the notion that a person is a person because of other people, and he moves to the next concentric circle of family and personal relationships. The third part of the book is about being a person in the world, interacting and contributing to the institutions and make up a society.

About the Author


Anthony B. Robinson was a minister at Plymouth Congregational Church in Seattle for 14 years. A regular contributor to such publications as the Christian Century and a popular speaker on spiritual and religious issues, he lives in Seattle.

Praise for Common Grace: How to Be a Person and Other Spiritual Matters…


Advance praise for Common Grace by Anthony B. Robinson This book was lived before it was written. Each essay, provides a rare, wry, and often comforting companion for those who have discovered that faith and doubt walk hand in hand. In a generous t

Product Details ISBN-10: 1570614601
ISBN-13: 9781570614606
Published: Sasquatch Books, 08/01/2006
Pages: 240
Language: English


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