Lent & Easter Journeying with Jonah: The Struggle to Find Yourself

Journeying with Jonah: The Struggle to Find Yourself

Journeying with Jonah: The Struggle to Find Yourself

Denis McBride C.Ss.R.

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Product Code: 1581
ISBN: 9780852314388
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In this new book Fr Denis has chosen to explore the character of Jonah – a somewhat unlikely hero. The prophet Jonah is a sympathetic partner, albeit a curious one, to help us review our lives. Although a believer in God, Jonah struggles to come to terms with the awful strangeness of God’schoices, particularly God’s mercy; he grapples to find his true self and purpose in life; he tries to flee from the presence of God; he is angry when he finds that God is not angry but all-merciful. Jonah is offered to us as an unusual teacher – awkward, reluctant, disobedient, opinionated, fearful, flighty: the prophet who remains stubborn to the end. But his story celebrates the beauty of the indiscriminate mercy of God, a message for our time. The story of Jonah is for anyone who is reflecting on their own life.

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