By Bonnie Bowman Thurston
"Thurston's vast familiarity with Colossians bears fruit during this paintings of deep wisdom and sustained mirrored image. This clean paintings linking Christology and cosmology could be worthwhile for these attracted to present attention of those nation-states, discovering new connection in our day . . . Thurston's gracious, nuanced, meticulously constructed paintings could be no shock to people who be aware of her scholarship and a satisfaction to these approximately to find it."
--Barbara eco-friendly, writer of David's potential for Compassion
"Don't get distracted or diverted from the centrality of the significance of Jesus Christ. it's the message Paul (or another person who wrote in his identify) imparted to the Colossians, and what Dr. Bonnie Thurston gives you to us at the present time. Refreshingly, Dr. Thurston addresses the textual content in components. First, she offers with the textual content utilizing the Christ Hymn as its overarching center. Then she considers the religious which means of Colossians. in spite of everything, we're given all we have to live on and thrive today."
--Marie Noel Keller, writer of Priscilla and Aquila
"With her attribute mixture of erudition, kitchen-table knowledge, and deep religious perception, Bonnie Thurston catches up her readers in her love of Colossians and the one that stands on the middle of the letter, drawing us into profound knowing of what it ability to have the fullness of God reside inside of, and permitting ourselves to be reoriented to reside out what Easter asks."
--Barbara E. Reid, writer of Wisdom's Feast
"Bonnie Thurston loves Colossians and the Christ it reveals--and you'll too after studying this wealthy contemplation of both."
--Jerry L. Sumney, writer of Colossians: A Commentary
After decades in academe, Bonnie Bowman Thurston resigned a professorship and chair in New testomony to dwell and write quietly in her domestic country of West Virginia. She has authored or edited twenty theological books and 5 collections of poetry. Bonnie is an avid reader, walker, gardener, and cook.
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All the Fullness of God: The Christ of Colossians by Bonnie Bowman Thurston