Profiles in Discipleship: Stories of Faith and Courage

Profiles in Discipleship: Stories of Faith and Courage by Gregory C. Higgins epub pdf fb2

Title: Profiles in Discipleship: Stories of Faith and Courage
Author: Gregory C. Higgins
ISBN10: 0809147459
ISBN13: 978-0809147458
Publisher: Paulist Press (January 1, 2012)
Language: English
Subcategory: Churches & Church Leadership
Size PDF: 1795 kb
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Pages: 272 pages
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Profiles in Discipleship: Stories of Faith and Courage by Gregory C. Higgins


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Profiles in Christian Discipleship explores twelve images of Christian discipleship that have guided the thought and action of two dozen influential figures in the Christian tradition. Combining history, theology, and spirituality, Profiles in Christian Discipleship draws upon the richness of the Christian tradition to shed light on the crucial question of how to live a life of faithful Christian discipleship in today s world.Children of Light: Augustine and Gregory the GreatSeekers: Teresa of Avila and John of the CrossSons and Daughters of God: Athanasius and Gregory Palamas Strangers: Desert Fathers and Mothers and Thomas MertonSoldiers: Martin Luther and Ignatius of LoyolaPeacemakers: Leo Tolstoy and Dorothy Day Liberators: Desmond Tutu and Elizabeth Cady StantonServants: Albert Schweitzer and Mother Teresa Artists: Hildegard of Bingen and Albrecht DurerProtest Poets: John Greenleaf Whittier and Daniel Berrigan Builders: Walter Rauschenbusch and Teilhard de ChardinFellow Travelers: Jacques Dupuis and Br. Roger of Taize