Meeting Jesus: Human Responses to a Yearning God

Meeting Jesus: Human Responses to a Yearning God


By (author) Jeremy Duff, By (author) Joanna McGrath

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  • Publisher: SPCK Publishing
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 128mm x 194mm x 14mm | 181g
  • Publication date: 1 August 2006
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0281057079
  • ISBN 13: 9780281057078
  • Sales rank: 1,052,833

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"Meeting Jesus" explores the nature of encounter with God through reflecting on four key parables at the heart of Luke's Gospel - the lost sheep, the lost coin, the prodigal son, and the dishonest steward. Being particularly rich in psychological content, these parables give a detailed picture of human response to God, while also portraying God's own yearning for his lost people. The fresh insights the authors offer are illustrated and considered from both a theological and a contemporary psychological perspective.

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Author information

Both involved in the theological education and spiritual formation of ordinands and lay readers within the church, each author also brings their own distinct specialist knowledge. DR JOANNA MCGRATH is a consultant psychologist and author (with Alister McGrath) of Self-Esteem: The Cross and Christian Confidence and The Glory of the Lord: A new vision of natural theology. DR JEREMY DUFF is Tutor in New Testament and Greek at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford, author of The Elements of New Testament Greek (Cambridge University Press, 2004) and commissioning editor for Guidelines (Bible reading notes for BRF).