John Walker - A Man for the 21st Century

כריכה קדמית
Forward Movement, 2004 - 272 עמודים
Pastor, teacher, civil rights leader, ecumenist, social justice pioneer, urban missionary, relief worker, statesman-John Walker was all of these, and more. As both the first African-American accepted to study at Virginia Theological Seminary and to serve as a Master at St. Paul's School, John later rose to Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, D.C. where he left his mark on presidents, world leaders, and countless others.

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עמודים נבחרים

תוכן

Fellowship of Believers
1
The Episcopal Church Welcomes You
31
On This Rock
61
Shepherd and Bishop of Souls
79
The Beginning of Knowledge
103
Photo Captions
145
Blessed Are the Poor
147
The Heart of Downtown
169
Children of Cush
185
A Story to Tell to the Nations
207
A Great National Church
227
Acknowledgements
239
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קטעים בולטים

עמוד 13 - Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor ; he hath sent me to heal the broken-hearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised, to preach the acceptable year of the Lord.
עמוד 12 - And when he had opened the book, he found the place where it was written, The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the Gospel to the poor...
עמוד 57 - Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.
עמוד 89 - I know not what the future hath Of marvel or surprise, Assured alone that life and death His mercy underlies. And if my heart and flesh are weak To bear an untried pain, The bruised reed he will not break, But strengthen and sustain.
עמוד 40 - I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
עמוד 91 - Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity.
עמוד 8 - And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ, till we all come to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a perfect man, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ...
עמוד 8 - And his gifts were that some should be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers, " for the equipment of the saints, for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, " until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ...
עמוד 92 - Mundi Troubles my sight : somewhere in sands of the desert A shape with lion body and the head of a man, A gaze blank and pitiless as the sun, Is moving its slow thighs, while all about it Reel shadows of the indignant desert birds. The darkness drops again ; but now I know That twenty centuries of stony sleep Were vexed to nightmare by a rocking cradle, And what rough beast, its hour come round at last, Slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?
עמוד 59 - And when the builders laid the foundation of the temple of the Lord, they set the priests in their apparel with trumpets, and the Levites the sons of Asaph with cymbals, to praise the Lord, after the ordinance of David king of Israel.

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