The Living Christ by Harold Fickett
The Extraordinary Lives of Today's Spiritual Heroes

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Is Jesus’ promise to live on through his believers true? Can we find the living Christ in today’s complicated, uneasy world? Harold Fickett explores these questions in The Living Christ, a journey throughout the world in search of individual Christians whose daily lives reflect different aspects of the resurrected Christ.

Fickett profiles a woman who rescues girls from prostitution in Thailand, a “trucker chaplain” in South Carolina, a visionary living on the California coast, an America priest who conducts a healing ministry in Mexico City, and others who carry out the work of Christ in difficult, sometimes desperate circumstances. Written with narrative flair and offering surprising theological insights, these real-life stories stimulate new and enlightening meditations on Jesus the Liberator, Wayfarer, Contemplative, Healer, and Martyr.

Like the writings of Thomas Merton, Henri Nouwen, and Philip Yancey, The Living Christ will appeal to all who seek a deeper spirituality.


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About Harold Fickett

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HAROLD FICKETT, a well-known religious writer, is the author of the classic Holy Fool. He lives in Nacogdoches, Texas.From the Hardcover edition.
 
Published April 23, 2002 by Image. 250 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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This satisfying blend of first-class reporting and stirring inspirational writing has Texas-based journalist Fickett asking where Jesus can be found in contemporary culture.

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