By George R. Sumner
"This gem of a booklet shimmers with the sensible and religious insights we'd wish to discover in a very good dialogue of the ordained ministry. . . . Readable, eloquent, informative, and passionately acute in its encouragement of the ordained minister's calling, Being Salt may be learn by way of each pastor and priest, and may form each congregation's discernment of its universal vocation."
--Ephraim Radner, rector of Ascension Episcopal Church in Pueblo, Colorado
"Being Salt deals a Christocentric-semiotic figuring out of the priesthood, a touch of chilly water at the face of a languishing church . . . Sumner writes in an attractive and colourful variety in order to satisfaction the reader. it is a 'must' for pastoral theologians and seminarians: Being Salt will energize you and make you have fun on your vocation as priest of the Church."
--Kathryn Greene-McCreight, assistant rector of St. John's Episcopal Church in New Haven, Connecticut
"George Sumner starts with a question that initially look turns out of value merely to some. If one is ordained to the Christian Ministry, is it for all times? even though, in Sumner's arms the query opens into one in all vital significance for all Christians. simply how is the Church to appreciate the importance of its personal lifestyles and that of its Lord? And how is it to reserve that existence in order that it expresses really what the church is termed to be? George Sumner has written a ebook that's needs to studying for all clergy, seminarians, seminary school, and the congregations they're known as upon to serve."
--Philip Turner, period in-between Dean and President, Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest, and retired Dean of the Berkeley Divinity college at Yale
George R. Sumner is valuable of Wycliffe university, Toronto. he's the writer of The First and the final: The declare of Jesus Christ and the Claims of different non secular Traditions.
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