Cross-Shattered Christ

Meditations on the Seven Last Words
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Author(s): Stanley Hauerwas
Original Publish Date: Jan 01, 2005
Product Number: EB00004607
Released: Jan 01, 2005
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781441202451
Publisher: Brazos Press
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Description

In Cross-Shattered Christ, theologian Stanley Hauerwas offers a moving reflection on Jesus's final words from the cross. This small and powerful volume is theologically poignant and steeped in humility. Hauerwas's pithy discussion opens our ears to the language of Scripture while opening our hearts to a truer vision of God. Touching in original and surprising ways on subjects such as praying the Psalms and our need to be remembered by Jesus, Hauerwas emphasizes Christ's humanity as well as the sheer "differentness" of God. Ideal for personal devotion during Lent and throughout the year, Cross-Shattered Christ offers a transformative reading of Jesus's words that goes directly to the heart of the gospel.

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