Encountering Jesus: How People Come to Faith and Discover Discipleship

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Liguori Publications, 2002 - Religion - 132 pages
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"In sixteen short but perceptive commentaries, Anthony J. Gittens recounts the experiences of various women and men from the New Testament--insiders and outsiders, people of substance and people regarded as sinners--whose lives were changed by an encounter with Jesus. Based on solid biblical scholarship but retold in language accessible to all and illuminated by the author's fresh perspective, these stories emphasize the way in which people come to faith and discover discipleship. ..." [from back cover]

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About the author (2002)

Gittins is a religious of the Congregation of the Holy Ghost, and a member of the Volunteer Missionary Movement. He has taught in Chicago for 15 years andis the Bishop Francis X. Ford MM Chair of Missiology at the Catholic Theological Union.

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