Biblical Wisdom for Daily Living
HarperOne, Paperback, 9780060088316, 256pp.
Publication Date: April 2002
The man Time magazine hailed as one of America's finest preachers presents a collection of forty timeless addresses to guide us through the year. With his characteristic eloquence and compassion, quoting from scripture as well as from T.S. Eliot and Woody Allen, Gomes offers us the tools we need to understand the wisdom of the Bible and the joy and inspiration it can bring to everyday life.
Henry Louis Gates Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University.
"Alternately bracing and soothing, these short pieces are a wonderful way to begin or end each day."
-David Gergen,.Editor at Large, U.S. News & World Report
"Provocative in his delivery, dazzling in his alliteration ... he can string words together in ways that penetrate right down deep."
-Alan K. Simpson, former U.S. Senator
"...One of the most dedicated, knowledgeable, articulate, and persuasive spokesmen for the Christian religion in the present secular age.."
-Nathan Marsh Pusey, President Emeritus, Harvard University
"With great learning and wit, Reverend Peter J. Gomes stirs our souls and stimulates our minds ..."
-James O. Freedman, President, Dartmouth College