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Making sense of Christian faith

Victor A. Shepherd

Making sense of Christian faith

understood, challenged & lived

by Victor A. Shepherd

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Published by Welch Pub. Co. in Burlington, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United Church of Canada -- Apologetic works.,
  • Apologetics,
  • Christian life.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementVictor Shepherd.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination147 p. ;
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20665157M
    ISBN 101550110292
    OCLC/WorldCa18638029

      Transitions: Making Sense of Life’s Changes (Book Review) Taking a turn from an educational review to a personal review of the book. As a Christian woman who has struggled with transitions and changes often leading to depression, I found this book immensely helpful. but with continued faith we can always see the light at the end of.


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David J. Lose is senior pastor at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is the author of Preaching at the Crossroads (), and the Making Sense book series, including Making Sense of Martin Luther (), Making Sense of the Cross (), and Making Sense of the Christian Faith (), and Making Sense of Scripture ().

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