In a community where problems such as racism, AIDS, and mental illness seem insurmountable, Joshua sows seeds of renewal with his words of love. He even manages to bring about economic revitalization. But what about those remaining problems that money cannot help? It is to these, most importantly, that Joshua addresses his message of hope. 242 pages, softcover from Doubleday.
The fourth installment in the Joshua series, Joshua and the City reaches some encouraging and very important conclusions. In an urban community where poverty, senseless violence, racism, and AIDS seem like insurmountable problems, Joshua manages to sow seeds of renewal with his words of love. He reaches out to every person with transforming openness, showing how to regenerate the city and bring about undreamed-of economic revitalization.
Yet many other problems remain that money cannot help. And it is, most importantly, to these that Joshua addresses his healing message. In a world of despairing doubt, Joshua and the City gives the reader hopeful answers that lead toward peace and understanding.
Father Joseph Girzone retired from the active priesthood in 1983 for health reasons. He then embarked on the surprising writing career that has brough him millions of readers and admirers. Among his best-selling titles are Joshua and Never Alone: A Personal Way to God. He lives in Albany, New York.