The Furious Longing of God by Brennan Manning

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Imagine a stormy day at sea, your ship yielding to a relentless wind, pummeled by crashing waves, subject to the awesome force of nature. A force that is both fierce and majestic. A power that is nothing short of furious.

Such is God's intense, consuming love for His children. It's a love that knows no limits, and no boundaries. A love that will go to any lengths, and take any risks, to pursue us.

Renowned author and ragamuffin Brennan Manning presents a love story for the brokenhearted. For those who are burdened by heavy religion. For those who feel they can never measure up. It is a provocative and poignant look at the radical, no-holds-barred love of our Heavenly Father. It is a message that will forever change how you view God.
 

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Brennan Manning is a Korean War veteran and former Franciscan priest who lives in New Orleans , Louisiana . A native of Brooklyn , Manning earned degrees in philosophy from St. Francis College and in theology from St. Francis Seminary. His books include The Signature of Jesus and Abba's Child. Still traveling widely, Manning continues to write and preach, encouraging men and women everywhere to accept and embrace the good news of God's unconditional love in Jesus Christ.
 
Published March 1, 2009 by David C. Cook. 149 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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Reviews Philosophy About Our Affiliates Books & Audios Recently Reviewed Brennan Manning is a recovering alcoholic and a former Franciscan priest whose spiritual path has led him down many different roads including teaching seminarians, speaking ...

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Manning calls this a “furious” desire and is largely based on his experience with Song of Solomon 7:10, “I am my Beloved’s, and His desire is for me.” The second part offers encouragements to seek God through a mystical experience: your own "furious desire" to know God.

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