The Wisdom of Tenderness
What Happens When God's Fierce Mercy Transforms Our Lives
By Brennan Manning
(HarperOne, Paperback, 9780060724467, 192pp.)
Publication Date: July 2004
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
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A Stirring Invitation to Accept God's Unfathomable Tenderness
Brennan Manning is the bestselling author of many books, including The Ragamuffin Gospel and Ruthless Trust. He leads spiritual retreats in the United States and Europe for people of all ages and backgrounds.
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“A passionate, luminously articulate challenge to Christians to move beyond fashionable idolatries and become authentic followers of Jesus...”
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