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Best Eugene Peterson Books Worth Your Attention

Looking for the best Eugene Peterson books? Browse our list to find excellent book recommendations on the subject.

The Pastor: A Memoir (2012)

 Best Eugene Peterson Books Worth Your AttentionIn The Pastor, author Eugene Peterson, translator of the multimillion-selling The Message, tells the story of how he started Christ Our King Presbyterian Church in Bel Air, Maryland and his gradual discovery of what it really means to be a pastor.
Author(s): Eugene H. Peterson

Answering God: The Psalms as Tools for Prayer (1991)

 Best Eugene Peterson Books Worth Your AttentionEugene H. Peterson speaks to Christians who realize the necessity for prayer and yearn for it but who find their prayer unconvincing and unsatisfying. Addressing the causes of this dissatisfaction, Answering God offers guidelines for using the Psalms as dynamic tools for prayer.
Author(s): Eugene H. Peterson

A Long Obedience in the Same Direction: Discipleship in an Instant Society (2000)

 Best Eugene Peterson Books Worth Your AttentionAs a society, we are no less obsessed with the immediate than when Eugene Peterson first wrote this Christian classic. If anything, email and the Internet may have intensified our quest for the quick fix. But Peterson’s time-tested prescription for discipleship remains the same–a long obedience in the same direction. Tucked away in the Hebrew Psalter, Peterson discovered “an old dog-eared songbook,” the Songs of Ascents that were sung by pilgrims on their way up to worship in Jerusalem.
Author(s): Eugene H. Peterson

Eat This Book: A Conversation in the Art of Spiritual Reading (2009)

 Best Eugene Peterson Books Worth Your AttentionEat This Book challenges us to read the Scriptures on their own terms, as God’s revelation, and to live them as we read them. With warmth and wisdom Peterson offers greatly needed, down-to-earth counsel on spiritual reading.
Author(s): Eugene H. Peterson

Leap Over a Wall : Earthy Spirituality for Everyday Christians (1998)

 Best Eugene Peterson Books Worth Your AttentionOf all the characters in the Bible, it is David who is most human. His life is lived on the “rough-edged actuality” of real life, and his relationship with God is an energetic one.
Author(s): Eugene H. Peterson

Practice Resurrection: A Conversation on Growing Up in Christ (Eugene Peterson’s Five “Conversations” in Spiritual Theology) (2013)

 Best Eugene Peterson Books Worth Your AttentionWinner of Christianity Today’s 2011 award for best book in spiritualityThough bringing people to new birth in Christ through evangelism is essential, says Eugene Peterson, isn’t growth in Christ equally essential?
Author(s): Eugene H. Peterson

Reversed Thunder: The Revelation of John and the Praying Imagination (1991)

 Best Eugene Peterson Books Worth Your AttentionPeterson’s eloquent meditation on the Revelation of St. John engages the imagination and awakens the intellect to the vitality and relevance of the last words on scripture, Christ, church, worship, evil, prayer, witness, politics, judgement, salvation, and heaven.
Author(s): Eugene H. Peterson

Working the Angles: The Shape of Pastoral Integrity (1989)

 Best Eugene Peterson Books Worth Your AttentionEugene Peterson issues a provocative call for pastors to abandon their preoccupation with image and standing, administration, success, and economic viability, and to return to the three basic acts critical to the pastoral ministry: praying, reading Scripture, and giving spiritual direction.
Author(s): Eugene H Peterson

The Message Devotional Bible (Softcover): featuring notes & reflections from Eugene H. Peterson (2018)

 Best Eugene Peterson Books Worth Your AttentionScripture is another world. One we find our way into. And one that finds its way into us. Steeped in Scripture, Eugene Peterson’s faith-filled reflections open the door.The Message Devotional Bible invites you on a journey―call it practicing resurrection, call it eating this book, or call it simply a long obedience in the same direction.
Author(s): Eugene H. Peterson

The Contemplative Pastor: Returning to the Art of Spiritual Direction (1993)

 Best Eugene Peterson Books Worth Your AttentionAny pastor who needs and wants to get back to basics will do well to absorb this book.
Author(s): Eugene H. Peterson

Under the Unpredictable Plant: An Exploration in Vocational Holiness (1994)

 Best Eugene Peterson Books Worth Your AttentionIn this book Peterson clarifies the pastoral vocation by turning to the book of Jonah, in which he finds a captivating, subversive story that can help pastors recover their vocational holiness.
Author(s): Eugene H Peterson

Best Eugene Peterson Books Worth Your Attention

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This Hallelujah Banquet: How the End of What We Were Reveals Who We Can Be

Author(s): Eugene H. Peterson
ID: 2901058, Publisher: The Crown Publishing Group, Year: 2021, Size: 5 Mb, Format: epub

As kingfishers catch fire: a conversation on the ways of God formed by the words of God: sermons

Author(s): Peterson, Eugene H
ID: 2567788, Publisher: The Crown Publishing Group;WaterBrook, Year: 2017, Size: 4 Mb, Format: epub

Message-MS-Catholic/Ecumenical: The Bible in Contemporary Language

Author(s): Eugene H. Peterson; William Griffin
ID: 3025375, Publisher: NavPress Publishing Group, Year: 2016, Size: 4 Mb, Format: mobi

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