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Number of Pages: 352
Vendor: Christian Large Print
Publication Date: 2010
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Availability: Expected to ship on or about 01/21/15.
"New York Times "best-selling author Donald Miller explores the origin and meaning of redemption in this fully revised and redesigned bestseller.
Hysterically funny, wryly provocative, and disquietingly insightful, "Searching for God Knows What "invites readers to examine their deep need for redemption, to feel it, know it, and live like it is true in their lives.
Miller weaves phenomenal characters and true-to-life spectacles into his acclaimed memoir style to enrich, inspire, entertain, and ultimately challenge readers to see life in a new way. He shows that one of the greatest desires of "every" person is the desire for redemption, to have brokenness repaired. Instead of the chaotic relationships, self-hatred, wreckless consumerism, and anxiety that overrun a life without redemption, Miller uncovers the beauty and power of the Gospel to fulfill one of our deepest needs.
The DirectorAllentown,NJAge: 55-65Gender: male4 Stars Out Of 5January 10, 2013The DirectorAllentown,NJAge: 55-65Gender: maleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4Not as strong as "Blue Like Jazz", Miller's preceding book but still certainly a good read.
grandma janemissouriAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5When I pick up a book by Donald Miller, IJune 18, 2012grandma janemissouriAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 5anticipate a thought provoking look at Christian faith and a personal need to consider how my faith affects the way I live. How is it relevant in my life, does it make a difference in the way I live, do I project a loving example of faith, am I willing to step outside my comfort zone? The thing I like best about his books is the feeling that it is almost like a communication with an introspective friend; seriously considering content and thought as I would in an actual exchange with another person.
PeterNew MexicoAge: Over 65Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5My brother suggested this book.November 17, 2011PeterNew MexicoAge: Over 65Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5My brother suggested this book. The plan is to discuss the author's point of view as soon as I finish reading the book.
ChuckFairview, PAAge: 55-65Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Lifechanging BookNovember 19, 2010ChuckFairview, PAAge: 55-65Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I've been on the religious performance track for my entire life and I've had my share of frustrations. From this wonderful book I now understand that God doesn't want me to be "good"... He wants me to be His! Miller is able to get beyond the performance delusion and into the reality of a relationship with God... for all the right (healthy) reasons.
John D. Enright3 Stars Out Of 5September 8, 2010John D. EnrightThis book review is on Donald Miller's Searching For God Knows What. It is a book about rediscovering God, Faith, and what it truly means to be a Christian. It is a unique perspective on these aspects and helps draw believers and non believers to God in a unique way.I wanted to read this book because I had heard so much about what a great author Donald Miller is. That is writing is great, and it is something worth checking out. Searching For God Knows What was one of the HARDEST reads I have had in a long time. Not because of the content, but the writing style. I am more of a fiction, story progressing as each chapter is passed kind of reader. Miller's style is not like that. It is more a colletion of ideas and opinions paired with corresponding stories that relate. It took kind of a round about way to get to the point he was trying to make in a chapter. I really struggled with it, so much so that it has taken me longer to read than any book, and it is not terribly long. I will put it on the shelf and maybe try again later, maybe it is one of those books like Mere Christianity that takes a few times of reading for it to stick. If I were to rate it I would give it 2 1/2 shells, middle of the road.Thanks to Thomas Nelson Publishing for providing this book free of charge through their Book Sneeze program.
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