A Traveler's Guide to the Kingdom
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A Traveler's Guide to the Kingdom

Journeying Through the Christian Life

by James Emery White

A Traveler's Guide to the Kingdom
paperback
  • Length: 204 pages
  • Published: April 2012
  •  Discontinued
  • ISBN: 978-0-8308-3818-9
  • Item Code: 3818
  • Case Quantity: 48

Travel with James Emery White through time and space to visit places like Martin Luther's Wittenburg, where the 95 theses were nailed to a church door, or The Eagle and Child pub, where C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien and the other Inklings met to write and dream together.

You'll encounter many of the important spiritual sites of the history of Christianity and get a flavor for what it was like to be in that place at that time. White then takes you even deeper, exploring key themes from these historical moments such as calling, conversion and spirituality and showing their implications for the Christian life today.

"A Traveler's Guide to the Kingdom is a fascinating book in which James Emery White offers reflections on key locations around the world that have significance for the church."

Michael Duduit, Preaching, May/June 2013

"I want to strongly recommend A Traveler's Guide to the Kingdom for every reader of The Denver Journal. By aligning the theme of spiritual formation with both specific places and various people, Dr. White has done us all a great service. . . . If only all manuals, books and tracts on spiritual growth were as useful as this one! My hope is that you will read it and profit from it as much as I have."

Prof. Scott Wenig, Denver Journal, 2012
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CONTENTS

A Few Opening Words
1. The Eagle and Child Pub, Oxford, England: You Are Converted
2. Iona Abbey, Iona, Scotland: You Are Spiritual
3. St. Catherine's Monastery, Mt. Sinai, Egypt: You Can Be Led by God
4. The Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg, South Africa: You Are Called into Community
5. Chartres Cathedral, Chartres, France: You Are Sexual
6. The Billy Graham Library, Charlotte, North Carolina: You Have a Calling
7. Lutherstadt-Wittenberg, Germany: You Can Make History
8. Ten Boom House, Haarlem, Holland: You Can Trust God?s Will
9. Dachau Concentration Camp, Dachau, Germany: You Will Have Doubts
Afterword
Notes

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James Emery White is the founding and senior pastor of Mecklenburg Community Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. He is also adjunct professor of theology and culture at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, where he previously served as the school's fourth president. Dr. White holds MDiv and PhD degrees from Southern Seminary, where he was awarded a Garrett Teaching Fellowship in both New Testament and theology. He has also done advanced university study at Vanderbilt University in American religious history, and continuing education at Oxford University in England. He currently serves on the Board of Reference at Union University, and as the adjunct professor of Christian theology and culture at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary/Charlotte. An international speaker and consultant, White is the author of over a dozen books, including such Gold Medallion nominees as Serious Times and A Search for the Spiritual, Christianity Today Book of the Year award-winner Wrestling with God, as well as The Prayer God Longs For and A Mind for God. White also served as the consulting editor as well as contributing author to The Holman Bible Handbook and The Holman Concise Bible Commentary.

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