9781854249623

Faith under Fire : What the Middle East Conflict Has Taught Me about God

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  • ISBN13:

    9781854249623

  • ISBN10:

    1854249622

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-05-09
  • Publisher: Kregel Pubns
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Summary

The 'Vicar of Baghdad' encounters daily tragedy. What happened to his faith when a young girl in his congregation died, after much hope and prayer? He has met the best and worst: articulate, agreeable imams and rabbis; Christian venality and dishonesty. What has kept him willing to see the best? Every time he returns to Iraq he may be saying goodbye to his family for the last time. What do they think? He suffers from MS. How does he remain cheerful despite his physical weakness, and its progression? What does he say to God, alone in his study, late at night? He has been caught up in momentous events. Can he see the hand of God? Looking ahead, can he be optimistic about the future? Where are his sources of spiritual energy? He solicits prayer: why?

Author Biography

Canon Andrew White is also author of The Vicar of Baghdad.

Table of Contents

My Previous Lifep. 7
Why Go Into the Fire?p. 23
The Nature of Faithp. 43
Faith Amidst Tragedyp. 57
Faith Under Attackp. 67
Loss and Gainp. 79
When My Body Failsp. 89
Bearing the Heatp. 97
The Presence of the Almightyp. 107
Moving Forwardp. 123
Friends in the Firep. 133
The Real Presencep. 141
Epiloguep. 149
Conclusionp. 153
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