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Wild at Heart : Discovering the Secret of a Man's Soul

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Every man was once a boy. And every little boy has dreams, big dreams: dreams of being the hero, of beating the bad guys, of doing daring feats and rescuing the damsel in distress. Every little girl has dreams, too: of being rescued by her prince and swept up into a great adventure, knowing that she is the beauty. But what happens to those dreams when we grow up? Walk into most churches, have a look around, and ask yourself: What is a Christian man? Without listening to what is said, look at what you find there. Most Christian men are . . . bored. In Wild at Heart, John Eldredge invites men to recover their masculine heart, defined in the image of a passionate God. And he invites women to discover the secret of a man's soul and to delight in the strength and wildness men were created to offer.
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Product details

  • CD-Audio | 9 pages
  • 137.16 x 165.1 x 15.24mm | 181.44g
  • Illinois, United States
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged
  • 1589263707
  • 9781589263703
  • 461,285

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"A formidable answer to an age-old question: How can a man make himself tolerable and useful while accepting and expressing his primordial maleness--the searching and aggressive urges to conquer what needs subduing, protect the vulnerable, fix what is broken, compete and risk what demands to be risked in himself and the world? The author's message is set in the Christian tradition without being controlled by its ideology. Eldredge believes that institutions can oppress a man's heart and keep society from benefiting from his fierce desire to love, do good, fight evil, and go beyond the limits. The exceptional writing and ideational balance (and a sensitive interpretation by Kelly Dolan) make this a compelling effort to integrate the hero's gritty nature with the public good."
T.W. (c) AudioFile Portland, Maine
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About John Eldredge

John Eldredge is the director of Ransomed Heart(TM) in Colorado Springs, Colorado, a fellowship devoted to helping people discover the heart of God. John is the author of numerous books, including Walking with God, Fathered by God, Waking the Dead, Desire, and Love & War (with his wife Stasi). John and Stasi live in Colorado with their three sons. He is an avid outdoorsman who loves being in the wild. To learn more about John's seminars, audiotapes, and other resources for the heart, visit him on the Web at www.RansomedHeart.com
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61,931 ratings
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