Reading The Clouds   -     By: Anthony J. Gittins
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Reading The Clouds

Liguori Publications / 1999 / Paperback

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Reading the Clouds is a book of far-reaching horizons, both in terms of spirituality and geography. From West Africa to the Pacific Islands, the author draws upon the lush imagery of people and places from his cross-cultural experience to illustrate missionary challenges that can be applied to anyone, at home or abroad.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 165
Vendor: Liguori Publications
Publication Date: 1999
Dimensions: 8 1/4 X 5 1/2 X 1/2 (inches)
ISBN: 0764804995
ISBN-13: 9780764804991
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Using stories as diverse as that of the death of a polar bear at the London Zoo, aboriginal refugees of Darwin, Australia, and a munitions expert who becomes a professional safecracker, Anthony Gittins charts unexplored spiritual landscapes of the 21st century. The spiritual approach that identifies Gittins is a practical, down-to-earth way of connecting with God in the place you are -- and an avenue sturdy enough to endure for the long haul.

For those who want to uncover a personal spirituality that adapts to the context of a particular culture and to the demands for justice, this book charts a new and unexplored path. In discussing the factors that will mark a spirituality for the future, Gittins blends a unique viewpoint of personal, pastoral, and global perspectives, elucidating for readers the importance of mission and evangelization in any authentic journey of the soul.

A carefully woven tapestry of sociological and anthropological allegories and practical advice, Reading the Clouds is a spiritual travelogue for a changing world. Readers will come away with a vision of new possibilities and a renewed appetite for celebrating the living memory and mission of Jesus Christ.

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