Our 21st century society gives conflicted images of what it means to be a real man. The warrior social identity no longer fits well. Gareth Brandt reframes the conversation of men's spiritually as a confident peace-builder rather than violent fighter inspired by the biblical account of Joseph.
Warriors, lone rangers, conquerors-these are the common images that come to mind when talking about men. But are those the only metaphors for Christian men? Using the story of Joseph from the Bible, Gareth Brandt shows how male spirituality reaches its height when it shows compassion to all people, beginning with those close to us, and finds meaning through participation in building God's commonwealth of love and justice. 228 Pages