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The Astonished Heart [Paperback]

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Pages   132
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.14" Width: 5.98" Height: 0.36"
Weight:   0.47 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jul 1, 2000
Publisher   Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
ISBN  0802807917  
EAN  9780802807915  

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Item Description...
Discusses the nature of the Christian church and describes its traditional openness to all believers

Buy The Astonished Heart by Mr. Robert Farrar Capon from our Christian Books store - isbn: 9780802807915 & 0802807917

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Robert Farrar Capon is the author of numerous books on theology, cooking, and family life. His works include Between Noon and Three; Kingdom, Grace, Judgment; and Genesis, the Movie. Capon lives on Shelter Island, New York.

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A great--and slightly salty--perspective on Christianity  Jul 19, 2000
I love this author. He is literally salt and light--sometimes salt in the wound and light shed on dark places--but always offering a profound perspective on the Christian faith. The Astonished Heart shows the evolution of the Christian church and how various cultural models have affected the way Christians understand their faith. From the beginnings of the church to the medieval model of Christendom to the modern corporate model, Capon helps readers understand the dynamics of the development of the church and how it relates to their faith (or disillusionment, as the case may be). But beyond historical models, he shows (as he does in all of his books) that Christianity is an incarnational religion of grace and that we lose sight of that to our peril. This book is not so much a church history as an argument drawn from church history to illustrate that God's grace is greater than our legalism and that our relationship with God is always perceived in a particular historical context. Anyone who is jaded with church hierarchies and institutionalism will find refreshing perspectives in this witty and slightly cantankerous book. Any book by Robert Farrar Capon is a treasure and The Astonished Heart is no exception. I wholeheartedly recommend it.

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