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Power and Passion

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Samuel Wells shows how the characters in the Holy Week story face choices and experience feelings very similar to our own. He explores six kinds of power and demonstrates how Jesus’ resurrection brings a new power that transforms the passion of our lives.
 
Samuel Wells vividly paints the stories surrounding Jesus’ cross and resurrection. We see the weakness of Pontius Pilate and Barabbas, and the compromised character of Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus. We discover the subtle power of Pilate’s wife. And in Peter and Mary Magdalene we find the true power of resurrection, bringing forgiveness and ending the stranglehold of death, thus transforming all human passion. Through close readings of the gospel texts, Wells demonstrates the significance of these characters for faith and life today. In this book, structured with one chapter for each week of Lent, Wells guides us from the deathly power that put Jesus on the cross to the new power brought by Jesus’ resurrection. The book offers opportunities at the end of each chapter for prayer and discussion. The Archbishop of Canterbury has selected Power and Passion as his Lent book for 2007.
Contributor Samuel Wells
Short Bio Samuel Wells

Dr. Sam Wells is a visiting professor in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at Kings College in London, England.

UPC 025986863470
ISBN-13 9780310863472
Publish Date Aug 30, 2009
Publisher Zondervan
Price $8.99
Format eBook
Language English

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