Our Journey to GodAn African Priest Explores the Power of Faith from Abraham to You by Maurice Emelu Format Choose an optioneBookPaperback Quantity Our Journey to God quantity Add to cart There is one commonality among every saint: they all have deep faith in God that was lived out in their daily lives. Fr. Maurice Emelu explains here how the faith of Abraham, Moses, Mary, and other biblical figures evolved, and how their journey serves as a roadmap for how our faith-life can be built, nourished, and grown.Drawing on his West African roots as well as his many years of pastoral ministry, Fr. Emelu combines the story-telling culture of Africa with a Western worldview to offer a unique perspective on the nature of faith and what it means to grow closer to the Lord.Theological yet practical, these pages show you what the journey of faith looks like, and explains the essential elements to a life of faith which can transform not only lives, but society itself. You'll also learn:The four main stages of every person's journey of faithHow you can grow from the elementary forms of divine realization to deeper awareness of GodHow the journey of faith proceeds from the simple to the complex, and from the known to the unknownHow faith is essential for understanding truth and fully realizing the gift of reasonWhy Abraham and the Blessed Mother are the best models for living out God's willThe various forms of doubt that can hurt - and even help - our relationship with the LordWays in which faith can break the boundaries of fear and prideHow faith is a source of unity not division among peoplesFaith is not an individual's private dominion. It is the core of our identity as religious beings. Read this book, and you will not only deepen your own faith in God, you will develop a greater appreciation of the transforming power of faith. Endorsements Father Emelu’s book Our Journey to God is the Christian faith as seen by an African theologian. I congratulate him for this wonderful contribution, which shows the relevance of the Christian faith in a society which is becoming increasingly materialistic.+Cornelius Fontem EsuaFather Emelu’s insightful exploration of the journey of faith employs a deep and delightful method, weaving together theoretical explanations, biblical and African stories, and genuine solutions to stubborn practical problems... I recommend this book not only to those seeking deeper faith, but also to those who are curious but as yet uncommitted.Fr. Robert J. Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D.Fr. Emelu relates his experience of cross-cultural evangelization and takes it to another level in his ministry. This has been enriched by his lived experience in the Diocese of Fresno.Most Reverend Armando X. Ochoa, D.D.Refreshing and penetrating in its analysis, embellished with rich cultural experience. This book by a priest from my diocese, who through his various enriching programs and speeches has profoundly touched many lives, is superb discussion on the faith. I highly recommend it to all.Most Reverend Augustine Ukwuoma, PhDFr. Maurice takes us on an insightful and engaging journey inward and upward. His wit, coupled with intriguing practicality, will surely charm even the atheist to whom he dedicates this work.Tina Facca-Meiss, Ph.D. Details Pages 160 ISBN or UPC 978-1-68278-040-4 Dimensions N/A Weight N/A SKU Q80411 SKU Q80404 Reviews There are no reviews yet. Add your review Cancel replyYour rating * Rate… Perfect Good Average Not that bad Very poor Your review *Name * Email * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. You Might Also Like 30 Days with Teresa of Avila How to Resist Temptation Grace and Truth The Little Catechism of St Therese $4.95 Sale! Overcoming Sinful Thoughts
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