I Have Called You Friends

I Have Called You Friends

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Throughout his nine-year term as Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, Frank T. Griswold has taught about reconciliation: conversation, conversion, communion all grounded in Jesus' meeting us in all our particularities and isolation and calling us into the ever greater friendship of the Holy Spirit. It seemed natural, then, that a book of essays in honor of the Presiding Bishop at the end of his term should take reconciliation as its theme. Each of the contributors-church leaders from all over the globe focuses in his or her own way on reconciliation and our participation in what God has already accomplished through Christ. I Have Called You Friends is a proper and loving gift to man who has served as the overseer of the Episcopal Church, and as a teacher and a friend. But it is more than that. It is an enterprise in theological reflection on a vital topic for citizens of the twenty-first century.qThere are also those that take place between strangers, as can be seen in two related stories by Raymond Carver a€” aquot;The Bath, aquot; written in the late 1970s, and its rewrite a few years later, aquot;A Small, Good Thing.aquot; aquot;The Bathaquot; is a text so radicallyanbsp;...

Title:I Have Called You Friends
Author:Barbara Braver
Publisher:Cowley Publications - 2006


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