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By Mark Mah

ISBN-10: 1625644019

ISBN-13: 9781625644015

The tales of Jesus, positioned within the context of the time-honored and real, are packed with metaphors that audiences can comprehend and savour. Metaphors not just tell and convince, but additionally fan the flames of readers' imaginations and get them concerned as individuals. people are primed to imagine and suppose metaphorically, and so Garden of the Soul goals to metaphorically discover 5 landscapes that characteristic prominently within the Bible. every one metaphorical panorama throws mild on a facet of non secular lifestyles. The bountiful backyard speaks of development, the flowing river demands unceasing prayer, the raging sea mirrors the turbulence of a trip of religion, the barren wilderness transforms by means of emptying life's muddle, and the excessive mountain demanding situations readers to scale its height to glimpse a transcendent imaginative and prescient of God. This publication will tell, increase, and problem readers' non secular lives all through their trip from backyard to mountain.

"Mark Mah's winsome invitation to moved quickly, pressured, and preoccupied Christians of overdue modernity has to be heard and embraced if we'll improve our friendship with God, deepen the interior wells of existence, negotiate the contours and problems of life's trip, and dwell as signposts of the shalom of God."
--Charles Ringma, writer of Hear the traditional Wisdom

Mark Mah graduated from Regent collage in Vancouver, BC. He teaches Church background and non secular Formation at Malaysia Baptist Theological Seminary and is the writer of Being Human: The barren region means of religious Formation. He lives in Penang, Malaysia, along with his spouse, Joy.

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