Way of Love: Recovering the Heart of Christianity by Norman WirzbaWay of Love: Recovering the Heart of Christianity by Norman Wirzba

Way of Love: Recovering the Heart of Christianity

byNorman Wirzba

Paperback | March 6, 2018

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The pioneering scholar and author of Food and Faith and Living the Sabbath asserts that Christianity has slid off its rightful foundation, arguing that the faith only makes sense and can only be expressed in a healthy way if it seen as based on love, with a mission of training others in the way of love.

It’s often said that God is love, yet his message of compassion and caring for others is often overshadowed by the battles dividing us politically, culturally, and religiously. Why does Christianity matter if it isn’t about love? asks Duke University professor of Theology and Ecology Norman Wirzba.

The Way of Love invites readers to experience Christianity that is centered on love. Extensive theological training cannot replace the way of love that transforms and connects each of us to God and the faith, Wirzba contends. Interweaving illuminating testimonials, historical references, and Scripture, he reveals how love allows us to move into the fullness of life; when we do not love we lose our faith. “To fail to love,” he reminds us, “is to lose God.”

Norman Wirzba is a professor of theology and ecology at Duke University Divinity School and a pioneer of scholarly work on religion, philosophy, ecology, and agrarianism. He is also the author of Food and Faith, Living the Sabbath, The Paradise of God, and From Nature to Creation. He lives near Hillsborough, North Carolina. If the chur...
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Title:Way of Love: Recovering the Heart of ChristianityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.58 inPublished:March 6, 2018Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062385828

ISBN - 13:9780062385826

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“An outstanding, rich, thoughtful study of the topic of love . . . mature, thoughtful, careful and powerful.”