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Tom Gordon

Contemporary parables for living

SKU/ISBN: 9781905010769

Tom Gordon is a storyteller. He takes what is real and vivid, and creates stories of meaning and insight. This collection of original and contemporary parables –– the first of a series of three –– uses the framework of the Christian Year to offer a story for every week, and a few more besides.  

As an observer of life, Tom also draws on his experiences in parish ministry and hospice chaplaincy to create a rich, creative resource for personal or public use. His stories will make you smile and shed a tear, allow you to ponder your own related experiences and take you into uncharted territory. But, along with his prayers and poems, they will always make you think, offering reflections on life and faith that will help you be aware of familiar things in a new and imaginative way.

This volume relates to lectionary cycle C.

‘"Tom Gordon is a natural storyteller whose gift is to see the transcendent in the ordinary and express it in vivid contemporary terms. Like all good storytellers, his stories carry a power which needs no tedious elaboration.’"

Ron Ferguson, from the Preface


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Subline Contemporary parables for living
Authors Gordon, Tom
Author(s) Tom Gordon
ISBN 9781905010769
Date Added 30 Dec 2010


ReviewReview by Christian Family Network
‘Highly recommended! (Posted on 04/12/2012)
ReviewReview by A parish minister
Beautifully written from the heart and a useful resource for my own work. (Posted on 04/12/2012)
www.Anglicanshop.comReview by Anglican shop
Stories which are deeply emotional … with a lightness of touch and real humour.’ (Posted on 04/12/2012) by Good Book Stall
‘He puts into words what so many would be unable to express for themselves … I have been enthralled from start to finish. There is hope and inspiration.’ (Posted on 04/12/2012)
Review on AmazonReview by Happy Reader
‘Written with such skill … the use of images and stories are easily absorbed.’ (Posted on 04/12/2012)
ReviewReview by Scottish Journal of Healthcare Chaplaincy
A gem …it’s earthy, it’s real, it’s a joy to read …. a tremendous resource.’ (Posted on 04/12/2012)
ReviewReview by Church Times
Making much use of stories and images, the book is full of pastoral wisdom.’ (Posted on 04/12/2012)
ReviewReview by Wellspring Community, Australia
Stories told with sensitivity and clarity of real people and their experiences.’ (Posted on 04/12/2012)

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