God's Scoundrels and Misfits: Lessons Learned and Opportunities Missed

God's Scoundrels and Misfits: Lessons Learned and Opportunities Missed

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God's Scoundrels and Misfits examines the relationships of biblical characters with God and with each other. Some took advantage of the second chances God offered them while others missed the opportunities to change the direction of their lives. Lessons learned from the choices they made and the outcomes they experienced are explored in the context of modern families and individuals. Sibling rivalry, unbridled ambition, women's issues, suffering, and forgiveness are some of the issues that are brought forward into contemporary living. The times may have changed, but the challenges remain the same.

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ISBN-13: 9781498297370
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 09/11/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 148
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Michael Braswell is Professor Emeritus at East Tennessee State University. A former prison psychologist and licensed therapist, he has taught courses on human relations, correctional counseling, ethics, and social justice, as well as a film course on themes of justice. He has published books on ethics, social justice, counseling, and the spiritual journey, as well as two novels and three short story collections.

Clemens Bartollas is Professor of Sociology at the University of Northern Iowa as well as a Presbyterian minister. Areas of specialization and courses he has taught include criminology, youth violence, gangs, and correctional treatment. He has published widely in the field of criminal justice and criminology including books on juvenile justice and delinquency, women and the criminal justice system, and correctional treatment. Professor Bartollas has also published biographies on Emile Cailliet (with Abigail Adams), Norman Carlson, and Thomas Richard Ross.

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