Good Goats: Healing Our Image of God (Google eBook)

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Paulist Press, 1994 - Religion - 101 pages
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"Good Goats offers and an irresistible invitation to be healed of distortions regarding the unconditional mercy of God. Those who seek freedom from the fear of judgment and eternal punishment will find great solace and comfort in this book.
  

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User Review  - Beth - Goodreads

Looks like a children's book but it's not! I am always looking for accessible resources for progressive theological thought. This fits that bill! I really enjoyed the opening description of their ... Read full review

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Contents

Good Old Uncle George
3
Why Wasnt I Healed?
4
We Become Like the God We Adore
7
How My Image of God Changed
8
God Loves Us at Least As Much As the Person Who Loves Us the Most
11
What About Vengeful Punishment in Scripture?
12
Jesus Response to Vengeful Punishment
14
Reading Vengeful Punishment Passages Literally Can Drive Us Crazy
17
Jesus Comes To Be with Us in Hell
32
What About Free Will?
34
The Seed of God
36
God Is a Father More Than That God Is a Mother John Paul I
39
Why Is It So Important To Change Our Image of God?
42
Does Fear of Hell Cause Addiction and Negative Behaviors?
44
Punishment Never Heals Only Love Can Heal
46
We Are All Good Goats
49

Gods TwentyThousandYear Pout
18
Is God a Prosecuting Attorney or a Defense Attorney?
21
How Being Loved and Forgiven as an Unrepentant Sinner Healed Me
25
Does God Send Anyone to Hell?
28
What About the Hell of Suffering?
30
A Simple Way To Change Our Image of God
50
Questions Answers
53
Sources
91
Resources for Further Growth
98
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Dennis, Sheila, and Matt Linn have given retreats and seminars on processes for healing in over fifty countries and in many universities and hospitals, including a course to doctors accredited by the American Medical Association. Dennis and Matt are co-authors of nineteen books, the last fourteen co-authored with Sheila. These books have sold over a million copies in English and have been translated into more than twenty different languages. Dennis and Sheila live in Colorado with their son, John, whom they are home and global-schooling. Matt lives in a Jesuit community in Minnesota.

Dennis, Sheila, and Matt Linn have given retreats and seminars on processes for healing in over fifty countries and in many universities and hospitals, including a course to doctors accredited by the American Medical Association, Dennis and Matt are co-authors of twenty-one books, the last sixteen co-authored with Sheila. These books have sold over a million copies in English and have been translated into more than twenty different languages.

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