The Parables of Joshua
By (author) Joseph F. Girzone
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Parables of Joshua by Joseph F. Girzone
Book DescriptionIn the latest chapter of his bestselling Joshua series, Joseph Girzone offers fresh inspiration in this collection of fifty never-before-published contemporary vignettes that underscore the most important lessons of the gospel. Joseph Girzone's novels about Joshua, the carpenter who transforms ordinary lives with words of peace and loving actions, have sold more than three million copies and captured the hearts of readers around the world. In The Parables of Joshua , perhaps his most powerful book since the original Joshua , Girzone distills the essence of Christian teaching in entertaining and inspiring "bite-sized" tales set against the background of current society. For some today, the parables of the New Testament are quaint, old-fashioned stories, with little relevance to everyday life in the twenty-first century. As Girzone writes in his Introduction, "I have heard the most callous people comment with such great piety on the parables that I could not help but wonder if we haven't made parables pleasant-sounding fables about human situations long past, but with no present-day meaning." In order to recapture their original vitality Girzone revives the timeless messages behind the original parables by "dressing them in modern clothes," presenting them through Joshua in a conversational style that will resonate with a modern audience. From the Hardcover edition.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780385495127
(208mm x 141mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Joseph F. Girzone
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This is a book of Christian hope and inspiration for anyone who suffers, and that is all of us. It offers practical wisdom for those who suffer from: guilt; loneliness; physical pain; abuse; loss; low self-esteem; anxiety and fear.
Homeless Bishop, Paperback (March 2013)
A Man of privilege, Carlos gives up everything to learn life lewssons that he later puts to use in the service of God, church, and his fellow man.
Jesus, Paperback (October 2012)» View all books by Joseph F. Girzone
In his popular Joshua novels, Joseph Girzone used fiction to illuminate Jesus' message and teachings in today's world. Now he gives us a powerful non-fiction perspective on Jesus combining the gospel accounts of Jesus' life with stories from his own and around the world, he creates an uncommon and profoundly inspiring portrait of love.
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Author Biography - Joseph F. Girzone
Joseph F. Girzone retired from the active priesthood in 1981 for health reasons and embarked on a successful second career as a writer and international speaker. His bestselling books include Joshua: The Homecoming, A Portrait of Jesus, and Never Alone. In 1995 he established the Joshua Foundation, an organization dedicated to making Jesus better known throughout the world. He lives in Albany, New York. From the Hardcover edition.
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