Patron saints for postmoderns : 10 from the past who speak to our future / Chris R. Armstrong.
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- ISBN: 9780830837199 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- ISBN: 0830837191 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Physical Description: 249 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
- Publisher: Downers Grove, Ill. : IVP Books, 
- Copyright: ©2009
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Includes bibliographical references (pages -249).
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Introduction -- Antony of Egypt : pursuing holiness and living powerfully -- Gregory the Great : discerning hearts and finding balance -- Dante Alighieri : loving the universe and saving our souls -- Margery Kempe : weeping over Jesus' body and praying His heart -- John Amos Comenius : learning diversity and teaching peace -- John Newton : proclaiming grace and uniting the church -- Charles Simeon : overcoming wounds and shaping leaders -- Amanda Berry Smith : standing tall and breaking down barriers -- Charles M. Sheldon : knowing our neighbors and serving them well -- Dorothy L. Sayers : keeping it real and waking the church -- Conclusion: A postmodern challenge from Dante via Sayers.
A professor of church history, Armstrong provides rich portraits of ten people from the past who: translated the gospel for their own times; broke down barriers; ministered out of the brokenness we all share; knew what it feels like to live on the margins; believed in the power of stories to bring transformation through Christ.--From publisher description
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