A faith to live by (Volume 2)


What an intelligent, compassionate and authentic 21st century Christian faith looks like

Edited by: Roland Ashby

Pages: 170
Publisher: Morning Star Publishing
Dimensions:148mm x 210mm
ISBN: 9780648376538

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If Christianity is to continue to be a major force in the world it must be clear in both its message and practice that God is a God of love, compassion and justice who can transform lives. This collection of 31 interviews, and a reflection on Pope Francis’ spirituality, present such a vision.

The book provides insights into particular prayer and meditation practices and experiences of the transcendent, and offers hope and wisdom on the great moral issues of our time such as climate change and poverty. It also offers insights into how to understand and dialogue with those of other faiths, particularly Islam.

It confronts such questions as ‘Why does God allow suffering and evil to exist?’ while also demonstrating there is a rational and compelling basis for belief.

It also reflects on the future of the Church, and includes interviews with some leading women in Christian leadership.

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Dimensions 198 × 129 mm





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About the editor

Roland Ashby has been Editor of The Melbourne Anglican (TMA) since 1995, holds a Master’s degree in theology, and is a Benedictine Oblate. He is also a member of the World Community for Christian Meditation.

3 reviews for A faith to live by (Volume 2)

  1. The Most Reverend Dr Philip Freier, Anglican Archbishop of Melbourne and Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia

    Here is diversity and depth, insight and practice to enrich our discipleship.

  2. Barney Zwartz, Senior fellow of the Centre for Public Christianity and former Religion Editor of The Age.

    Every Christian should be inspired by this collection of interviews. There are many great people and great insights.

  3. John Cleary, Former ABC broadcaster best known for his nationally broadcast Sunday Nights with Jahn Cleary on ABC Radio

    Roland Ashby has done it again. This second stimulating collection of interviews with notable Christians powerfully demonstrates the importance of faith to both our personal and civic health. It is a book to be shared.

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