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  • Author:
    Philip Yancey
  • ISBN:
    1400074703
  • ISBN13:
    978-1400074709
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  • Publisher:
    WaterBrook; Reprint edition (August 19, 2008)
  • Pages:
    304 pages
  • Subcategory:
    Christian Living
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  • Rating:
    4.4
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This was my first Philip Yancey book, and I must say, I wasn’t disappointed

This was my first Philip Yancey book, and I must say, I wasn’t disappointed. I enjoyed his writing style (he is a very good writer, a class above the usual non-fiction Christian writers I read), although I did expect much more theological content from him in this book, which I didn’t really get (clearly, this is not one of his books in that category). I think listening to Finding God in Unexpected Places gave me the best of both worlds: another Yancey book on my Read shelf and it wasn’t as challenging to get through since it felt like a long sermon. I appreciate Yancey’s journalism, world travels, experiences, and his drive to teach the message of the gospel.

Автор: Yancey, Philip Название: Finding God in Unexpected Places Издательство: Random House (USA) .

ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING ― Philip Yancey, Finding God in Unexpected Places. In some ways it makes me feel utterly insignificant, in some ways eternally significant ― Philip Yancey, Finding God in Unexpected Places. An institution cannot love; only people can love. As the proverb says, apart from love, giving becomes an insult. Philip Yancey, Finding God in Unexpected Places. A curious law of reversal seems to be at work in the Gospels: faith appears where least expected and falters where it should be thriving.

Philip Yancey has found the presence of God in many places, from the squalor and oppression of Chilean prisons to the spiritual and moral neediness of post-Soviet Russia; from the wonders of nature to the basement from which he writes his books; from the writings o. .

In this enlightening book author Philip Yancey serves as an insightful tour guide for those willing to look beyond the obvious, pointing out glimpses of the eternal where few . Books related to Finding God in Unexpected Places.

In this enlightening book author Philip Yancey serves as an insightful tour guide for those willing to look beyond the obvious, pointing out glimpses of the eternal where few might think to look. Whether finding God among the newspaper headlines, within the church, or on the job, Yancey delves deeply into the commonplace and surfaces with rich spiritual insight.

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In this enlightening book author Philip Yancey serves as an insightful tour guide for those willing to look beyond the obvious . Yancey pieces together several reflections on "finding God in unexpected places"-whether that be in prisons, the former athiestic Soviet Union, or in his own work. Yancey's observations are right on, as always, and his honesty about his doubts and disillusionments with the Church are refreshing.

As God's word has told us, He has promised to never leave us. It is a an encouraging book for anyone who .

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The traces of God can be found in the most unexpected places--an Atlanta slum, a pod of whales off the coast of Alaska, the prisons of Peru and Chile, the plays of Shakespeare, a health club in Chicago--yet many Christians have not only missed seeing God, they’ve overlooked opportunities to make him visible to those most in need of hope. In this enlightening book author Philip Yancey serves as an insightful tour guide for those willing to look beyond the obvious, pointing out glimpses of the eternal where few might think to look. Whether finding God among the newspaper headlines, within the church, or on the job, Yancey delves deeply into the commonplace and surfaces with rich spiritual insight. Finding God in Unexpected Places takes readers from Ground Zero to the Horn of Africa, and each stop along the way reveals footprints of God, touches of his truth and grace that prompt readers to search deeper within their own lives for glimpses of transcendence.

Thordibandis
I'm giving this book 2 stars because I really like PY and can normally depend on good food. Not so much with this book. When musicians have a recording contract and their contract is coming to an end and they still owe "da man" an album, but they haven't written any music lately, or the band is in a slump, they pitch a compilation (i.e., 'greatest hits') album. Problem solved! Contract fulfilled with no creative investment. That's what this book felt like to me.

I love PY's other stuff, but there's nothing to see here.
Kemath
In this day of so much turmoil, so many are feeling God has deserted them and feel afraid of what the future holds. Philip reveals how God is always there, no matter what the circumstances may look like. In his many travels and interviews, he tells about the God's presence and help in the darkest of times. As God's word has told us, He has promised to never leave us. It is a an encouraging book for anyone who is asking "Is God really here?"
Lamranilv
One of the hardest things about reading or reviewing a book is to accept it for what it is, rather than what it isn't. If you are looking for one of Yancey's highly focused theological/apologetic works, this isn't it. If you want one of the most insightful minds in the Christian community looking at the way God is at work in the world, this book is for you.

Largely culled from his back page essays at Christianity Today and revised for the post 9/11 reader, Yancey sees the unexpected places God is at work in the world. Perhaps most importantly for those of us in a pampered, consumer driven culture, he reminds us that grace is found in the hard work of being faithful when God isn't evident and when we are the counterculture. He sees large events such as 9/11, the Cold War and the fall of communism as more than political events, but places where God is doing some of His best work, because god's people are busy doing God's workl in those places.

I find Yancey to be most exciting as a writer when he is able to let his mind run free to find the unexpected insight. These columns are where I think he is at his best.

Highly recommend
Tygrarad
Created thought-provoking moments for me and lead me to seek out what God says in his Word. I enjoy books that make me reflect
Wooden Purple Romeo
Hard to follow. I started and stopped reading book several times before finally giving up. Author seems to ramble on, making reader search for actual examples of "God in unexpected places" as the title implies.
Fenrikree
Yancey shares lots of short stories in this book,which teach valuable lessons. This book gives lots of hope for our fallen world.
Whitehammer
The author explores areas of Christian thought and behavior that many tend to ignore. Much food for thought in this book.
Each chapter is a home run. Thought provoking and mind stimulating. Stories from his life and experience are heart warming and memorable.