The Ladder of the Beatitudes
Buy Item $12.49 Retail: $17.00 Save 27% ($4.51)
In Stock
Stock No: WW0752451
Orbis Books / 1999 / Paperback
Quantity:

Add To Cart


Add To Wishlist
Quantity:


Add To Cart


Wishlist

The Ladder of the Beatitudes

Orbis Books / 1999 / Paperback

In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW0752451


Product Description

Drawing on stories from the lives of the saints, scripture, and everyday life, Jim Forest opens up the mysteries of the beatitudes. These ancient blessings, with which Christ began his Sermon on the Mount, are all aspects of communion with God. As Forest shows, they are like rungs on a ladder, each one leading to the next. They appear at the doorway of the New Testament to provide an easily memorized summary of everything that follows, right down to the crucifixion ("Blessed are you who are persecuted") and the resurrection ("Rejoice and be glad").

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Vendor: Orbis Books
Publication Date: 1999
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.37 (inches)
ISBN: 1570752451
ISBN-13: 9781570752452

Related Products

  1. Loving Our Enemies: Reflections on the Hardest Commandment
    Loving Our Enemies: Reflections on the Hardest Commandment
    Jim Forest
    Orbis Books / Trade Paperback
    $18.00 Retail: $20.00 Save 10% ($2.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
  2. Peace in the Post-Christian Era
    Peace in the Post-Christian Era
    Thomas Merton
    Orbis Books / 2004 / Trade Paperback
    $18.00 Retail: $20.00 Save 10% ($2.00)
  3. The Road to Emmaus: Pilgrimage as a Way of Life
    The Road to Emmaus: Pilgrimage as a Way of Life
    Jim Forest
    Orbis Books / 2007 / Trade Paperback
    $14.40 Retail: $16.00 Save 10% ($1.60)
  4. The Way of a Pilgrim and The Pilgrim Continues His Way
    The Way of a Pilgrim and The Pilgrim Continues His Way
    Reginald French
    HarperOne / 1991 / Trade Paperback
    $9.29 Retail: $14.99 Save 38% ($5.70)

Publisher's Description

Drawing on stories from the lives of the saints, scripture, and everyday life, Jim Forest opens up the mysteries of the Beatitudes. These ancient blessings, with which Christ began his Sermon on the Mount, are all aspects of communion with God. As Forest shows, they are like rungs on a ladder, each one leading to the next. They appear at the doorway of the New Testament to provide an easily memorized summary of everything that follows, right down to the crucifixion ("Blessed are you who are persecuted") and the resurrection ("Rejoice and be glad").

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.