Exploring Your Vocation With The Four Gospels
"Fresh, exciting, challenging and mind-stretching" Christian Herald Now an SPCK Classic, this is probably the most popular modern introduction to the four Gospel portraits of Jesus. It is written by an internationally respected biblical ...
This is Richard Burridge at his best: combining practical wisdom, deep spirituality and inspiring scholarship. * Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury * Presenting Jesus as the exemplar for ministry, this welcome book blends a scholars attention to gospel texts with a priests insight into ordained life. * Rosalind Brown, Canon Librarian, Durham Cathedral * A wise and rich resource for those exploring vocation, deeply rooted in the realities of ministry and in the depths of the biblical tradition. * Ian McIntosh, Ministry Division, The Archbishops Council * One of the very best books on Jesus, the gospels and ministry today . . . packed with treasure and wisdom. * Martyn Percy, Dean of Christ Church, Oxford * What makes the book special is that it is grounded in four different "sources". It is the integration of all these factors which makes the book so good . . . The key question on my mind while reading the book to review it was this: "Do I wish that I had read this before?" The answer was a definite "Yes." -- The Revd Dr Stephen Cherry * Church Times *
Richard A. Burridge (Author) The Revd Canon Professor Richard A. Burridge MA, PGCE, PgDipTh, PhD, FKC is an internationally recognised biblical scholar, ethicist, theologian and social commentator, whose books include Imitating Jesus (2007), Four Gospels, One Jesus? (2013) and Four Ministries, One Jesus? (2017). During his career he has been a schoolmaster, parish priest, university chaplain and professor. He served as Dean of Kings College London for over 25 years from 1993 to 2019. He was awarded the Ratzinger Prize for Theology in 2013 by Pope Francis and is the first non-Catholic to receive this prestigious award. Sarah Smith (In-House Designer) Sarah Smith is the CEO of acet UK, a Christian charity delivering relationships and sex education in secondary schools and providing training to youth workers, teachers and parents. She lives in London, and is awell known speaker throughout the United Kingdon. She is the author ofA Guide to Growing Up: Honest Conversations About Puberty, Sex and God.