With his characteristic eloquence and compassion, Peter J. Gomes
offers a new collection of his most important sermons, which draw on the wisdom of the Bible to guide us through the year and enrich our daily lives.
The minister at Harvard University offers forty sermons addressing such issues as commitment, holiness, and patriotism, and explaining the meaning of the recurring seasons of the church year, from Advent to Pentecost and Trinity.
Peter J. Gomes
has been minister of Harvard University's Memorial Church since 1974, when he was appointed Pusey Minister of the church, and serves as Plummer Professor of Christian Morals. An American Baptist minister, he was named one of America's top preachers by “Time” magazine. He is the recipient of thirty-three honorary degrees and an Honorary Fellow of Emmanuel College, the University of Cambridge, England, where the Gomes Lectureship is established in his name.