Ragman - Reissue: And Other Cries of Faith

Paperback | January 6, 2004

byWalter, Jr. Wangerin

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Updated with eleven new stories and meditations, this Gold Medallion–winning classic interweaves vivid stories, deep meditations, and provocative allegories that together explore the power and meaning of love within an often inhumane urban landscape. The opening chapter, "Ragman," remains one of Walter Wangerin Jr.'s most beloved works and leads the reader to thirty–three other writings, all bearing the author's trademark poignancy and lyricism. Ranging from gentle reflections to heart–rending invocations, these selections are powerful, thought–provoking explorations of the meaning of faith, the person of Christ, and the communion of believers. Again and again, Wangerin's cries of faith touch our deepest pains with rays of joyful healing.

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Updated with eleven new stories and meditations, this Gold Medallion–winning classic interweaves vivid stories, deep meditations, and provocative allegories that together explore the power and meaning of love within an often inhumane urban landscape. The opening chapter, "Ragman," remains one of Walter Wangerin Jr.'s most beloved works...

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An all new updated, definitive edition of this Christian classic. Ragman and Other Cries of Faith helped establish Wangerin's reputation as one of the most cutting-edge Christian writers on the market. This edition adds eleven new pieces written in a variety of styles ranging from gently reflective to incantatory.

“This diverse, polished collection. . .attests not only to Wangerin’s skill as a writer, but to the earnestness and warmth with which he enacts his vocation as a ‘servant of faith.’” (Christianity Today)

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.51 inPublished:January 6, 2004Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060526149

ISBN - 13:9780060526146

Appropriate for ages: 16

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“This diverse, polished collection. . .attests not only to Wangerin’s skill as a writer, but to the earnestness and warmth with which he enacts his vocation as a ‘servant of faith.’” (Christianity Today)