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Beauty and Brokenness

Compassion and the Kingdom of God

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Beauty and Brokenness by Martin Lloyd Williams
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"Beauty and Brokenness" explores the way we think about the relationship between creation and humanity, their respective brokenness and beauty and, in this connection, compassion (both as God's righteous indignation and meaning 'to suffer with'), faith and power. The author's thinking in this area began when his son was born with Downs Syndrome thirteen years ago, and has continued developing in the last twelve months as his wife has been left physically disabled from the effects of a brain tumour. He uses as a starting point, Mantegna's painting "Presentation at the Temple", which is, in many respects, a traditional Madonna and Child composition except that the infant Jesus is depicted as a child with Downs.

Author Biography

THE REVD MARTIN LLOYD WILLIAMS is rector of St Michaels' with St Paul's, Bath, and a regular speaker on the subject of disability and theology.
Release date NZ
April 1st, 2007
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
SPCK Publishing
Pages
160
Dimensions
129x198x9
ISBN-13
9780281058587
Product ID
1752738

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