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The god of longing

Brent Calderwood

The god of longing

by Brent Calderwood

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American poetry

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBrent Calderwood
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3603.A427 G63 2014
    The Physical Object
    Pagination75 pages
    Number of Pages75
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27166392M
    ISBN 101937420817
    ISBN 109781937420819
    OCLC/WorldCa890624384

    No doubt, you'll find "The Longing" wonderful-good too. This book offers a fantastic look at the differences of basic faith in God and Christianity for the different groups of Amish included in the Lancaster County community of Pennsylvania. Having lived my own life near another large Amish community, in Indiana, I enjoyed the depth of the.   Often such prayers lack the most essential thing: enjoying the very company and presence of God. In my book Longing for God (see pp. ) I have argued for a new and deeper understanding of prayer—a prayer “That Pleases God.” I invite every reader to .

    Longing for God - O God, you are my God, and I long for you. My whole being desires you; like a dry, worn-out, and waterless land, my soul is thirsty for you. Let me see you in the sanctuary; let me see how mighty and glorious you are. Your constant love is better than life itself, and so I will praise you. I will give you thanks as long as I live; I will raise my hands to you in prayer. My.   Dorothee Soelle is well known for her seminal book on suffering Entitled simply Suffering it provoked much-needed discussion on the relation of theology to suffering In the Our Longing for God.

    The Furious Longing of God is the latest tour de force from beloved author and ragamuffin, Brennan Manning. Hold on tight as you discover the most powerful force in the universe: God's furious longing for you. There is nowhere God won't go to find us. No country too distant. No terrain too treacherous.   Reviewed by S.T. Brant. pp Fortress Press. Longing for an Absent God: Faith and Doubt in Great American Fiction, the new collection of critical essays by Nick Ripatrazone, found me at a dark time and consoled me with its powerful and paradoxical can be great power in tradition, as I picked up from Ripatrazone, even if it’s a tradition you have fallen away from or no.


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In The God of Longing, Brent Calderwood weaves classical allusion and pop culture together as the speaker moves across the continent from New York to San Francisco, and through states of desire, loss, and nostalgia — longing in all its forms—to come to a sort of wry wisdom about relationships. By turns witty and earnest, erotic and heartbreaking, The God of Longing uses a clear narrative 5/5(3).

15 Bible Verses about Longing For God ‹ › Most Relevant Verses. Psalm My soul is crushed with longing After Your ordinances at all times. Isaiah Verse Concepts. Prayer, As A Relationship With God Spiritual Desires Thirst discipleship, nature of.

My soul thirsts for God, for the living God; When shall I come and appear. In The God of Longing, Brent Calderwood weaves classical allusion and pop culture together as the speaker moves across the continent from New York to San Francisco and through states of desire, loss, and nostalgia—longing in all its forms—to come to a sort of wry turns witty and earnest, erotic and heartbreaking, The God of Longing uses clear, plainspoken narrat/5(2).

(Jeenah Moon/Reuters) Longing for an Absent God: Faith and Doubt in Great American Fiction, by Nick Ripatrazone (Fortress Press, pp., $) What it might mean to speak of Catholic literature Author: James Matthew Wilson. Do you long for the closeness with God that you've tasted in fleeting moments.

You can begin to fill that longing by developing your capacity to receive and respond to God's love. In this rich resource Richard Foster and Gayle Beebe introduce you to people from the past who have known God deeply and model the seven paths to intimacy with God from Christian history.

Longing for God is a beautiful thing. As we wait, expecting His arrival, He too is longing for us. I recently read The Furious Longing of God by Brennan Manning.

A pastor friend gave it to me. If you are looking for a good read or gift, it’s on my recommended reading list. The Furious Longing of God is not a book on theology, it's not a book on do's or don'ts, it's not a book that puts God in box, it's not a book on how righteous you need to be to be worthy of God's love.

By titling this book The Furious Longing of God, Brennan Manning is creating a picture of the energetic passionate love and desire for His 5/5(5).

Chelsea Patterson Sobolik is the author of Longing for Motherhood and has worked for the U.S. House of Representatives on issues such as child welfare, religious freedom, adoption, and foster care policy.

She and her husband, Michael, live in Washington, D.C. The number of highlights in a book is a good indicator for how much it hits my deep parts, for how profound or forceful I find it. The Furious Longing of God has far more highlights than any other book I've read this year.

Over and over again, Manning hits hard and deep, reaching into my heart and fanning the flames of my spirit/5. The God of Longing. likes. "The jagged, mystical coast is haunted by Eros in Brent Calderwood's meaty, eloquent poems; they are a true encounter with the flesh." – D. Powell. The Furious Longing of God is the latest tour de force from beloved author and ragamuffin, Brennan Manning.

Hold on tight as you discover the most powerful force in the universe: God's furious longing for you. There is nowhere God won't go to find us.

No country too. The furious longing of God is beyond our wildest desires, our hope or hopelessness, our rectitude or wickedness, neither cornered by sweet talk nor gentle persuasion.

The furious longing of God, as Dan Berrigan writes, is "not to be reduced to a thing, a grand ideal; it is not to be reduced to a plaything, a caged songbird, for the amusement of /5(29). "Reading Longing for God is like stepping into an unfamiliar room and finding a wonderful group of vital and brilliant brothers and sisters in the way of Christ, reaching out to us from across the ages and from all kinds of personal characteristics and circumstances.

We need to reach back and let them help us to know the fullness of life in the kingdom of God for who and where we are now. God of our longing, we "are in these very days writing the decisive events of our time," and yet, what we feel is exhausted: Exhausted by the physical pain of our bodies at work.

Exhausted by our pleas for protection. Exhausted by the ignorance of so many as they fail to hear our plea. And this God, the living God, your God, our God, is in me, is in you, lives in us, and we live and move and have our being in Him. And He is in us by virtue of the hunger, the longing, which we have for Him.

He is Himself creating the longing for Himself.1. In these pages I felt God’s extravagant love at each turn. What a treasure.

Amy Keen; Few books have had such an impact on my life as A Hunger for God. While trying to understand how God could use fasting in my life, I was overwhelmed by my need for Christ, homesickness for heaven, and longing to take the light of Christ to the world. In his book The Furious Longing of God, Brennan Manning brings out the idea of God's all consuming love for His children.

He writes with the idea that Christians just need to 4/5(20). Author of the best-selling Ragamuffin Gospel, Manning here illumines the most powerful force in the universeGod's intense love for his children. Just as there is no place you can hide from God, there are also no limits or boundaries to where his love will go to find, embrace, and carry you home.

pages, hardcover from Cook. The Furious Longing of God () by Brennan Manning/5(10). Longing for God Spiritual formation is the process through which one’s inner self is opened to the work of the Holy Spirit, who forms us into the image of the Son. In their new book Richard Foster and Gayle Beebe, both experienced leaders in spiritual formation, introduce you to people from the past who have known God deeply.

Praise “One of the best books on Christian spirituality ever written. I have recommended The Holy Longing to literally dozens of people–from the devout believer to the doubtful seeker–and all have found it a great help in moving closer to God.

Rolheiser’s introduction to the spiritual life is accessible, inviting, useful, insightful and wise.Get this from a library! The god of longing. [Brent Calderwood; Bemis/Flaherty Collection of Gay Poetry.] -- In The God of Longing, Brent Calderwood weaves classical allusion and pop culture together as the speaker moves across the continent from New York to San Francisco, and through states of desire.Sheila Walsh is a powerful communicator, Bible teacher, and bestselling author with more than five million books sold.

She is the author of the award-winning Gigi, God’s Little Princess series, Peace for Today, Loved Back to Life, The Storm Inside, Five Minutes with Jesus and The Longing in is cohost of Life Today with James and Betty Robison.5/5(8).