The stories of this book are about the permanent interaction between God and humankind. These narratives invite us to witness the manner in which God enters human community in all of its complexities, struggles, challenges, fears, and ultimately hope. Hemchand Gossai not just discussed the large variety of themes within this texts, but also kept an eye on the implications for the Church and contemporary readers. Some experiences, like the barrenness, wilderness and the wrestling with God are described as metaphors. The richness and texture of these metaphors allow the reader to embrace these stories in a way that makes them our stories.
|Publication date:||24th June 2010|
|Publisher:||Lutterworth Press an imprint of James Clarke & Co Ltd|
|Categories:||Biblical studies & exegesis,|
Hemchand Gossai is the Director of Religious Studies at Georgia Southern University. He was born in Guyana as a third generation East Indian and he has lived and studied in the United States and the United Kingdom, where he received his Ph.D. Other works of his include 'River Crossings and Social Critique by Israel's Eighth Century Prophets'.More About Hemchand Gossai