The Good Book: Reading the Bible with Mind and Heart by Peter J. Gomes

The Good Book: Reading the Bible with Mind and Heart

Peter J. Gomes
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  • ISBN
    9780060088309 / 0060088303
  • Title The Good Book: Reading the Bible with Mind and Heart
  • Author Peter J. Gomes
  • Category Biblical Studies & Exegesis
    Religion: General
  • Format
    Paperback
  • Year 2002
  • Pages 400
  • Publisher
    HarperOne
  • Imprint HarperOne
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 153mm x 18mm x 233mm

Annotation

A new edition of the “New York ”Times“ bestseller from the man ”Time" magazine hailed as one of America's best preachers.

Publisher Description

"The Bible and the social and moral consequences that derive from its interpretation are all too important to be left in the hands of the pious or the experts, and too significant to be ignored and trivialized by the uninformed and indifferent.

Review
.“..Reflects Gomes's great intelligence, open mind, humanity, wisdom, and struggle to understand the meaning of life and God's word.”—Marian Wright Edelman, president, Children's Defense Fund

Author Biography

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.

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