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Sensing god : Reading Scripture with All of Our Senses. / Roger Ferlo.

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  • ISBN: 9781461624127 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2012.

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Think of all the senses you use when you pick up a Bible. What do you see? What do you smell? What do you touch? Reading scripture attentively is more than a matter of sight. Most of us have been taught to think about God in visual terms, yet the very subject matter of scripture-our relationship with the fullness of God-makes irresistible demands upon all of our senses if we are to begin to understand anything about God.In these meditations on stories from the New Testament, Roger Ferlo shows us how to read the Bible in a "full-bodied" way, with all the senses attuned. For just as a printed recipe cannot substitute for a mouth-watering feast, so the Bible must be brought to life through the senses. Its stories must be seen, heard, touched, smelled, and tasted. Only then, Ferlo believes, can we truly begin to encounter in our lives the Word of God to us in scripture.Sensing God is one of our series of Cowley Cloister Books: smaller format, gift edition...
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Electronic reproduction. Lanham : Cowley Publications, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 27403 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1001 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Religion & Spirituality.
Genre: Electronic books.

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