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The Compassionate Christ by Walter Russell Bowie - First - 1965 - from Revue & Revalued Books  and Biblio.com

The Compassionate Christ: Reflections from the Gospel of Luke

by Walter Russell Bowie

Condition: Good/None


:This book is in good condition. There is some wear and staining on the front, back, spine, and edges of the cover boards. The corners of the cover boards are slightly bumped. The previous owners name is written on the inside of the front cover board. The pages are slightly yellowed and the pages are clear of any markings.

"This book has its source in the direct suggestion that comes from a previous notable work. In 1940, William Temple, Archbishop of York and afterward Archbishop of Canterbury, published his Readings in St. John's Gospel. In the first paragraph of that work he wrote:

This book is not a systematic commentary or exposition; nor is it intended for scholars or theologians-though whatever value it has for souls on pilgrimage may be as real for them as for others. Again, it is not a series of devotional meditations, though it contains some of these. It has no distinctive and consistent character. But it is an attempt to share with any who read it what I find to be my own thoughts as I read the profoundest of all writings...." - Introduction from The Compassionate Christ: Reflections from the Gospel of Luke

  • Bookseller: Revue & Revalued Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 317
  • Title: The Compassionate Christ
  • Author: Walter Russell Bowie
  • Format/binding: The binding is slightly loose at the top of the spine but still intact.
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: None
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Abingdon Press
  • Place: New York, New York
  • Date published: 1965
  • Keywords: Christ, Commentary, Gospel, Luke, Storm, Miracles
  • Bookseller catalogs: Religion; Anglicanism; Christianity; Commentary;
  • Size: Octavo


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